Ironworkers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7236  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Ironworkers fabricate, erect, hoist, install, repair and service structural ironwork, precast concrete, concrete reinforcing materials, curtain walls, ornamental iron and other metals used in the construction of buildings, bridges, highways, dams and other structures and equipment. They are employed by construction ironwork contractors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Ironworker
  • Apprentice Metal Structure Erector
  • Bridge Construction Ironworker
  • Building Systems Erector
  • Curtain Wall Installation Ironworker
  • Generalist Steel Structure Erector
  • Iron Structure Erector
  • Ironworker
  • Ironworker - Metal Building Systems Erector
  • Ironworker - Ornamental
  • Ironworker - Reinforcing Rebar
  • Ironworker Apprentice
  • Ironworker Generalist
  • Journeyman/woman Ironworker
  • Journeyman/woman Reinforcing Ironworker
  • Metal Scaffold Erector
  • Metal Structure Erector
  • Metal Tank Erecting Ironworker
  • Metal Wall Framing Installer
  • Metal Wall Framing Ironworker
  • Metal Wall Installation Ironworker
  • Ornamental Ironworker
  • Ornamental-metal Worker
  • Precast Concrete Erector
  • Reinforcing Ironworker
  • Reinforcing Rodworker
  • Reinforcing Steel Ironworker
  • Rodworker Apprentice
  • Steel Door Setting Ironworker
  • Structural Iron Erector
  • Structural Ironworker
  • Structural Metal Erector
  • Structural Steel Erector
  • Tower Crane Erector
  • Ironworker
  • Ironworker - Metal Building Systems Erector
  • Ironworker Apprentice
  • Ornamental Ironworker
  • Reinforcing Ironworker
  • Structural Steel Erector

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for ironworkers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $52,487
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $61,952
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $74,543
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $92,261
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $59,802
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for ironworkers.

Gender Median Income
Male $59,802
Female $61,967
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (8 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for ironworkers.

$67,000.00
Lowest Observed
$77,805.00
Highest Observed
$70,000.00
25th Percentile
$72,900.63
Average
$74,100.00
Median
$74,100.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for ironworkers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 45
25 to 34 years 130
35 to 44 years 80
45 to 54 years 80
55 to 64 years 40
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 385
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for ironworkers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 205
Part Time 190
Total 405
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for ironworkers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 380
Female 10
Total 385
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for ironworkers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 365
Self Employed 20
Total 385
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for ironworkers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 325
Unemployed 65
Total 385
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for ironworkers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 75
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 95
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 135
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 75
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 30
Total 405
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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