Ironworkers install iron and steel girders, columns and support beams that provide a sturdy structure for large buildings.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Outside

Climbings & Heights


Math & Numbers


What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Precision and focus are important skills for ironworkers, ensuring all structural elements are assembled correctly and safely.

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*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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