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$68,750/ year*
Estimated Salary
$68,750
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming an Iron Worker in Columbia, South Carolina

Overview

An ironworker is a tradesman who works in the iron-working industry. Ironworkers assemble the structural framework in accordance with engineered drawings and install the metal support pieces for new buildings....They also repair and renovate old structures using reinforced concrete and steel.
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$40,000/yr in South Carolina

What Iron Workers Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.

Characteristics

High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Involves Calculation
Physically Challenging
Involves Climbing

Outlook

Optionality PotentialMedium
There are specializations within the trade.
Advancement PotentialHigh
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Demand ForecastHigh
All commercial construction is dependent on this trade.