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2.9/5 2.9/5
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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 $24.91. Hourly wages typically start from $14.63 and go up to $44.15.

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

Average Ironworker Yearly Salary in the United States

Ironworkers earn a median salary of $51,800 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,440 and go up to $91,830.

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

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Employment Type Mix

97%
Full-Time
3%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.5
SCORE
67
RATINGS
Ironworkers average a score of 3.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Ironworkers in the 88th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Ironworker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Ironworker Earnings

The highest earning Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$44.15
an hour
$91,830
per year
Senior Ironworker Earnings

Senior Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$34.24
an hour
$71,220
per year
Experienced Ironworker Earnings

Experienced Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$24.91
an hour
$51,800
per year
Junior Ironworker Earnings

Junior Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$17.93
an hour
$37,290
per year
Starting Ironworker Earnings

Starting Ironworkers in the United States earn:

$14.63
an hour
$30,440
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Ironworker salary comparison

Ironworkers earn more than 65% percent of Trades careers. Ironworker salaries are in the bottom 57% of all careers in the United States.

Elevator Mechanic Salary $80k
Avionics Technician Salary $60k
Radio Mechanic Salary $52k
Ironworker Salary $51k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $49k
Pump Operator Salary $43k
Cement Mason Salary $39k
Log Grader Salary $37k
Cabinetmaker Salary $33k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $23k
Source:

Historical salary for Ironworkers in the United States

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

Ironworker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Ironworker Salary in New Jersey $44.09 $91,700 # 1
Ironworker Salary in Illinois $43.78 $91,060 # 2
Ironworker Salary in New York $42.82 $89,070 # 3
Ironworker Salary in Washington $39.17 $81,460 # 4
Ironworker Salary in Hawaii $35.24 $73,300 # 5
Ironworker Salary in Rhode Island $35.42 $73,670 # 6
Ironworker Salary in Massachusetts $32.92 $68,470 # 7
Ironworker Salary in Minnesota $34.51 $71,770 # 8
Ironworker Salary in Oregon $30.42 $63,270 # 9
Ironworker Salary in Alaska $32.28 $67,140 # 10
Ironworker Salary in Wisconsin $32.72 $68,050 # 11
Ironworker Salary in California $30.10 $62,600 # 12
Ironworker Salary in Missouri $32.49 $67,580 # 13
Ironworker Salary in Connecticut $23.48 $48,830 # 14
Ironworker Salary in Pennsylvania $25.79 $53,640 # 15
Ironworker Salary in Ohio $28.53 $59,340 # 16
Ironworker Salary in District of Columbia $27.02 $56,210 # 17
Ironworker Salary in Indiana $23.89 $49,680 # 18
Ironworker Salary in North Dakota $25.02 $52,040 # 19
Ironworker Salary in Nevada $19.23 $39,990 # 20
Ironworker Salary in Iowa $26.28 $54,660 # 21
Ironworker Salary in Kentucky $25.61 $53,270 # 22
Ironworker Salary in Louisiana $25.53 $53,100 # 23
Ironworker Salary in New Mexico $25.16 $52,320 # 24
Ironworker Salary in New Hampshire $23.14 $48,130 # 25
Ironworker Salary in Michigan $24.14 $50,200 # 26
Ironworker Salary in Maryland $23.39 $48,650 # 27
Ironworker Salary in Vermont $20.69 $43,030 # 28
Ironworker Salary in West Virginia $22.75 $47,310 # 29
Ironworker Salary in Colorado $21.97 $45,700 # 30
Ironworker Salary in Wyoming $21.52 $44,750 # 31
Ironworker Salary in Montana $25.12 $52,260 # 32
Ironworker Salary in Virginia $21.97 $45,690 # 33
Ironworker Salary in Delaware $22.21 $46,200 # 34
Ironworker Salary in Alabama $20.35 $42,330 # 35
Ironworker Salary in Tennessee $19.67 $40,910 # 36
Ironworker Salary in Maine $21.03 $43,750 # 37
Ironworker Salary in Kansas $18.92 $39,360 # 38
Ironworker Salary in Mississippi $19.93 $41,460 # 39
Ironworker Salary in South Carolina $20.34 $42,310 # 40
Ironworker Salary in Arizona $19.66 $40,880 # 41
Ironworker Salary in Arkansas $20.06 $41,720 # 42
Ironworker Salary in Utah $19.05 $39,630 # 43
Ironworker Salary in Texas $18.80 $39,090 # 44
Ironworker Salary in Idaho $19.21 $39,960 # 45
Ironworker Salary in Florida $18.82 $39,140 # 46
Ironworker Salary in South Dakota $18.01 $37,470 # 47
Ironworker Salary in Nebraska $18.38 $38,220 # 48
Ironworker Salary in Georgia $17.41 $36,210 # 49
Ironworker Salary in Oklahoma $18.24 $37,940 # 50
Ironworker Salary in North Carolina $17.75 $36,910 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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