8. Ironworker – $75,000
Ironworkers work with steel and iron in many ways, such as structural steel framework for buildings, stadiums, bridges, etc. Ironworkers are also called journeymen and they work in teams to accomplish a job.Ironworkers must go through an apprenticeship program as well as take classes to learn the trade. They work in unpredictable weather conditions and typically at great heights. It is physically demanding work with heavy equipment and heavy material.