Highest Paying Industries for Structural Iron and Steel Workers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals35.6374100
Local government, including schools and hospitals35.6374100
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service35.0272850
Federal, State, and Local Government34.9672720
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.9672720
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction33.4969650
Transportation and Warehousing32.4967590
Rail Transportation32.4967590
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services30.3763170
Engineering Services30.3763170
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors30.2662940
Building Finishing Contractors28.7859870
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors27.5657320
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors27.0356230
Specialty Trade Contractors26.6155360
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing26.6155360
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction26.0154090
Construction25.8553770
Administrative and Support Services25.7453530
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services25.6853420
All industries25.5553140
All industries, private ownership only25.553040
Mining25.452830
Support Activities for Mining25.352630
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors25.2152440
Other Building Equipment Contractors2552000
Building Equipment Contractors24.8251620
Nonresidential Building Construction24.1250180
Construction of Buildings24.1250160
Residential Building Construction23.9549820
Management of Companies and Enterprises23.649090
Utility System Construction23.3948650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23.3548560
Employment Services23.2948450
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services23.2848420
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction23.1848220
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing23.1648170
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing23.1148070
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.0848010
Other Specialty Trade Contractors22.4246640
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.6445010
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing21.644920
Rental and Leasing Services21.644920
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing21.644920
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction21.544730
Manufacturing21.4544620
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing20.8943460
Foundries20.4442510
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)20.3642350
Drywall and Insulation Contractors20.3142240
Ship and Boat Building20.2842190
Roofing Contractors20.1141840
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods19.9441480
Wholesale Trade19.7841130
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers19.6340830
Primary Metal Manufacturing18.8239130
Repair and Maintenance18.7639030
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance18.7639030
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers18.1337720
Miscellaneous Manufacturing17.8137050
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing17.8137050
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.6236660
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing17.1135590
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing16.3534010
Textile Product Mills16.1633610
Other Textile Product Mills16.1633610
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing15.4632160
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers12.6326270

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