Average Hourly Wage of Iron & Steel Workers, By State

Structural iron and steel workers often work from great heights when installing the structural and reinforcing steel and iron on buildings, bridges, and other structures. From 2016 to 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects overall employment of ironworkers to grow 13%, which is higher than the average growth rate of all industries.  That's good news if you're currently and iron worker or about to become one.

With that growth assumption in mind, let's take a look at how much steel and iron workers are currently being paid in each state.

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