$50k $50k
61k 61k
4.5% 4.5%
2.9/5 2.9/5
H.S. High School

How much does an Ironworker make in the United States?

Average Ironworker Hourly Wage in the United States

Ironworkers earn a median hourly wage of $24.28. Hourly wages typically start from $14.31 and go up to $43.50.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Ironworker Yearly Salary in the United States

Ironworkers earn a median salary of $50,490 per year. Salaries typically start from $29,770 and go up to $90,490.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Learn more about the Ironworker job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Salary Satisfaction

3.5
SCORE
50
RATINGS
Ironworkers average a score of 3.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Ironworkers in the 94th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Ironworker satisfaction

How to Become an Ironworker

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good ironworker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Jobs in your area
    • Loading jobs...
    View all jobs →

Ironworker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Ironworker Earnings

The highest earning Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$43.50
an hour
$90,490
per year
Senior Ironworker Earnings

Senior Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$33.43
an hour
$69,530
per year
Experienced Ironworker Earnings

Experienced Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$24.28
an hour
$50,490
per year
Junior Ironworker Earnings

Junior Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$17.55
an hour
$36,500
per year
Starting Ironworker Earnings

Starting Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$14.31
an hour
$29,770
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Find your perfect career

Would you make a good ironworker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

80% Match?
Take the free career test

Ironworker salary comparison

Ironworkers earn more than 64% percent of Trades careers. Ironworker salaries are in the bottom 68% of all careers in the United States.

Architect Salary $76k
Avionics Technician Salary $58k
Radio Mechanic Salary $51k
Ironworker Salary $50k
Derrick Operator Salary $48k
Carpenter Salary $42k
Automotive Service Technician Salary $37k
Faller Salary $36k
Fork Lift Operator Salary $32k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $22k
Source:

Historical salary for Ironworkers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Ironworker salary by state

Click on a state to learn more

State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Ironworker Salary in New Jersey $44.07 $91,660 # 1
Ironworker Salary in New York $42.95 $89,340 # 2
Ironworker Salary in Illinois $42.34 $88,070 # 3
Ironworker Salary in Washington $40.07 $83,350 # 4
Ironworker Salary in Rhode Island $34.67 $72,120 # 5
Ironworker Salary in Massachusetts $33.36 $69,390 # 6
Ironworker Salary in Hawaii $32.66 $67,930 # 7
Ironworker Salary in Minnesota $32.94 $68,520 # 8
Ironworker Salary in Wisconsin $32.50 $67,600 # 9
Ironworker Salary in Alaska $31.57 $65,660 # 10
Ironworker Salary in California $31.69 $65,910 # 11
Ironworker Salary in District of Columbia $28.27 $58,800 # 12
Ironworker Salary in Oregon $27.77 $57,760 # 13
Ironworker Salary in Ohio $27.90 $58,030 # 14
Ironworker Salary in Missouri $28.87 $60,040 # 15
Ironworker Salary in Pennsylvania $24.70 $51,370 # 16
Ironworker Salary in Indiana $24.49 $50,940 # 17
Ironworker Salary in Nevada $18.63 $38,740 # 18
Ironworker Salary in Connecticut $22.72 $47,250 # 19
Ironworker Salary in North Dakota $24.71 $51,390 # 20
Ironworker Salary in Montana $26.54 $55,210 # 21
Ironworker Salary in Iowa $26.27 $54,650 # 22
Ironworker Salary in Michigan $24.21 $50,360 # 23
Ironworker Salary in New Mexico $24.43 $50,820 # 24
Ironworker Salary in West Virginia $22.03 $45,820 # 25
Ironworker Salary in Louisiana $22.12 $46,010 # 26
Ironworker Salary in Maryland $22.42 $46,640 # 27
Ironworker Salary in Kentucky $24.03 $49,980 # 28
Ironworker Salary in New Hampshire $22.24 $46,260 # 29
Ironworker Salary in Kansas $18.62 $38,720 # 30
Ironworker Salary in Delaware $21.96 $45,680 # 31
Ironworker Salary in Virginia $21.54 $44,790 # 32
Ironworker Salary in Mississippi $19.36 $40,260 # 33
Ironworker Salary in Utah $20.10 $41,810 # 34
Ironworker Salary in Colorado $19.89 $41,380 # 35
Ironworker Salary in Wyoming $19.04 $39,610 # 36
Ironworker Salary in Tennessee $19.59 $40,750 # 37
Ironworker Salary in Florida $18.76 $39,010 # 38
Ironworker Salary in Nebraska $19.86 $41,300 # 39
Ironworker Salary in South Carolina $20.09 $41,780 # 40
Ironworker Salary in Maine $19.62 $40,800 # 41
Ironworker Salary in Vermont $19.39 $40,340 # 42
Ironworker Salary in Arkansas $18.38 $38,230 # 43
Ironworker Salary in Arizona $18.27 $38,000 # 44
Ironworker Salary in Alabama $18.59 $38,670 # 45
Ironworker Salary in Texas $17.55 $36,510 # 46
Ironworker Salary in Idaho $17.61 $36,620 # 47
Ironworker Salary in Georgia $17.04 $35,440 # 48
Ironworker Salary in South Dakota $16.30 $33,910 # 49
Ironworker Salary in Oklahoma $18.94 $39,390 # 50
Ironworker Salary in North Carolina $17.68 $36,780 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good ironworker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Jobs in your area
    • Loading jobs...
    View all jobs →