Ironworker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Ironworker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $90,570
New York $89,770
Illinois $88,360
Hawaii $74,110
Massachusetts $82,370
Washington $83,950
Rhode Island $74,830
Alaska $71,710
Oregon $69,950
Connecticut $64,940
California $66,510
Pennsylvania $60,100
Minnesota $69,200
Indiana $56,013
Ohio $60,360
District of Columbia $57,250
Wisconsin $60,440
Wyoming $55,290
Missouri $55,200
Michigan $55,360
Iowa $54,320
West Virginia $57,260
Maryland $48,470
Colorado $50,300
New Mexico $55,950
Alabama $48,670
Virginia $50,030
Louisiana $53,650
Maine $48,090
North Dakota $47,810
Delaware $49,900
Montana $49,930
Tennessee $43,420
Vermont $42,740
Utah $44,100
Arizona $43,970
Kentucky $43,410
New Hampshire $44,210
Kansas $42,810
Texas $42,390
Florida $41,510
South Carolina $40,650
Oklahoma $41,240
South Dakota $41,700
Mississippi $39,940
Georgia $38,780
North Carolina $39,970
Idaho $39,230
Arkansas $39,140
Nebraska $37,430
Nevada $34,450
Puerto Rico $18,380

How do ironworker salaries compare to similar careers?

Ironworkers earn 7% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than architects but more than brickmasons.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $79K
Surveyor salary $63K
Marine electrician salary $60K
Building and construction inspector salary $60K
Commercial diver salary $49K
Ironworker salary $54K
Crane operator salary $54K
Pipefitter salary $52K
Plumber salary $50K
Brickmason salary $51K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)