Ironworker Apprenticeships

Erect the framework of pre-engineered metal buildings, single and multistory buildings, stadiums, arenas, hospitals, towers, wind turbines, and bridges. Each sector involves challenging and dificult work, often on tall structures at high elevations. The apprenticeship program includes comprehensive safety training.


Is an Ironworker Apprenticeship Right for Me?

What are the Qualifications?

  • You must be 18 years old. 
  • Requires a strong foundation of math and literacy skills.
  • A High School Diploma or GED.
  • The ability to successfully complete an aptitude test.
  • Must be physically fit & be willing to take and pass a drug test. 
  • Have access to reliable transportation.
  • Have proof of citizenship or the legal right to work in the U.S.

What is the Length of Apprenticeship?:  

  • An Ironworkers apprenticeship is anywhere between 6000-8000 hours. 
  • 3 year program 

What are the Costs of the Apprenticeship?:  

  • There is a $20-$30 application fee for the apprenticeship.
  • Book fees may be applicable.

Ironworker Apprenticeship Expected Wages

Length of Apprenticeship is 6000-8000 hours

Values are within $2/hr

Percentage of
Journeyman Wage
Hours worked/
up to
Wage/hr Benefits/hr Estimated Total Compensation
60% 6 months $19.50/hr Benefits Vary $30.50/hr
65% 12 months $21.00/hr Benefits Vary $32.00/hr
70% 18 months $22.50/hr Benefits Vary $50.50/hr
75% 24 months $24.00/hr Benefits Vary $52.00/hr
80% 30 months $25.50/hr Benefits Vary $53.50/hr
85% 36 months $27.50/hr Benefits Vary $55.50/hr
90% 42 months $29.50/hr Benefits Vary $57.50/hr
95% 48 months $31.50/hr Benefits Vary $59.50/hr

Ironworker Apprenticeship Opportunities

Northern Idaho

Pacific Northwest Ironworkers 

16610 E Euclid Ave

Spokane Valley, WA 99216


Phone: 509-927-8288

Southwest Idaho

Ironworkers Local 732 

1700 N. Harrison       

Pocatello, ID 83204

Phone: 208-232-4873

Eastern/Central Idaho

Ironworkers Local 732 

1700 N. Harrison       

Pocatello, ID 83204

Phone: 208-232-4873

Contact Us

(208) 321-4814

802 W. Jefferson Suite 500, Boise, ID 83702