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
Massachusetts $82,370
Washington $83,950
Rhode Island $74,830
Hawaii $75,960
Oregon $69,950
Connecticut $64,940
California $66,510
Minnesota $69,200
Pennsylvania $57,450
Ohio $60,360
District of Columbia $57,250
Wisconsin $60,440
Indiana $53,600
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
Virginia $50,030
Louisiana $53,650
Maine $48,090
North Dakota $47,810
Delaware $49,900
Montana $49,930
Alabama $48,670
Arizona $43,970
Tennessee $43,420
Vermont $42,740
Utah $44,100
Kentucky $43,410
New Hampshire $44,210
Texas $42,390
Florida $41,510
South Carolina $40,650
Kansas $40,740
Oklahoma $41,240
South Dakota $41,700
Mississippi $39,940
Georgia $38,780
North Carolina $39,970
Arkansas $39,140
Nebraska $37,430
Nevada $34,450
Idaho $38,670
Puerto Rico $18,380

How do ironworker salaries compare to similar careers?

Ironworkers earn 9% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than pipefitters but more than crane operators.

Career Median Salary
Pipefitter salary $47K
Ironworker salary $46K
Marine electrician salary $60K
Construction manager salary $58K
Commercial diver salary $49K
Crane operator salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)