Salary for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

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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 gets a salary of between $32,940 to $88,380 depending on education and tenure levels. usually get a salary of fifty-four thousand seven hundred dollars yearly.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Illinois, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to about $106,400. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Construction, which has a compensation of $54,810.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.10 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Construction
$54,810
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$51,310
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$50,980
Wholesale Trade
$33,740

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
$33,740
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$50,980
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$51,310
Construction
$54,810