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Structural Iron and Steel Workers

in Massachusetts

Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. Excludes "Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers" (47-2171).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
472221  Structural Iron and Steel Workers 866 840 -26 -3.00 % 14 14 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    790  91 % 760  90 % -30  -4 % $71,840
Specialty Trade Contractors    680  78 % 640  76 % -40  -5 % $71,800
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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