Salary for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

Also known as:  Post Tensioning Ironworker, Rebar Worker, Reinforcing Steel Worker, Rod Buster, Steel Rod Buster, Steel Tier

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Reinforcing Iron and Rebar workers install cables, still bars (rebar), and mesh. The purpose of this is to reinforce concrete. Installing rebar is one of the more dangerous construction jobs because workers are required to complete their tasks in all kinds of weather and they work at extreme heights with sharp tools. To become a reinforcing iron or rebar worker, one must first earn his or her high school diploma or GED. Most reinforcing iron and rebar workers learn their trade informally after being hired for a job. However, some do learn through an apprenticeship program.

A Reinforcing Iron or Rebar Worker can expect an average salary on a scale from 32000 - 48000 based on seniority. Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers receive an average compensation of Forty Four Thousand Seven Hundred dollars yearly.

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers are compensated the highest in Illinois, where they can earn pay levels, on average, of near $67820. People in this job function receive the highest compensation in Public Administration, which has pay levels, on average, of $44410.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 11.20 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Construction $44,410
Public Administration $43,910
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $43,710
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $43,710
Public Administration $43,910
Construction $44,410
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