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Iron Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,271 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Iron Worker is $34,271 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Iron Worker is between $26,323 and $40,757. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Iron Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Performs layout and assembly of metal frames, building components, buildings, and structures using mechanical fasteners or welding.
  • Rigs work for movement by crane.
Iron Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Job family population: 74,420

Estimated population of Iron Worker jobs: 17,002

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Iron Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Horizontal Saw Operator
Jun 13
Hobart, IN, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
* Sets up and operates machines such as horizontal band saw, vertical saw, iron worker, punch, and shear * Cuts, saws, and prepares materials as required per drawing requirements and shop work orders
Aluminum Welder/Fabricator Needed
May 15
Valparaiso, IN, USA
Verduyn Tarps Chicago/Gary, LLC
Ability to use plasma cutters, iron worker, oxy-acetylene torches is an asset. Must be able to learn, problem solve and remember what they learned. If you think this is something you can do, then ...
CDL Driver
Jun 5
Addison, United States
Iron Mountain
Our Local Route-CDL B drivers are the public face of Iron Mountain, trusted to transport and handle client materials and engage with clients and co-workers in a friendly and professional manner.
Engineer/ Maintenance Mechanic
Apr 26
Melrose Park, IL, USA
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Accountable and Reports to: Facility Maintenance Management; Shift Lead ... metal/iron, all types of batteries, etc.) · Have basic knowledge of the Fire Protection ...
Landscaping Construction Specialist - Skilled Labor
Apr 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Premier Service.
Great atmosphere, we value our workers! * Lots of room to learn skills and expand your career Hiring positions / Contratación de todas las posiciones: * Maintenance Foreman & laborers / Capataz de ...
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