El Monte, CA Scrap Metal Prices

El Monte is a city located on Los Angeles County, in San Gabriel Valley, between the San Gabriel and Rio Hondo Rivers. It is the 64th largest city in the state, with a population of more than 100, 000 people. Some of the cities close to it are Pomona to the east, Los Angeles to the west, Pasadena and Glendale to the northwest, and Downey to the south.

The city has been long known as an agricultural city, but in recent years, as people continue to move into the city, construction for affordable housing has become a vital part of the city’s economy. It also has several international businesses located here as well as a recycling market development zone, which shows how important the scrap metal business is in the city.

If you want to sell scrap gold or even metal, there are plenty of scrap yards and cash for gold places you can take your materials. You’ll be able to make some good profit from them since scrap yards will offer good prices for all metals.

Best Scrap Yards in El Monte

We investigated some of the scrap yards in the area, and we found that most of them are on the southern side of the city. If you're driving along the Valley Boulevard, scrap yards you can go to are SA Recycling on 12301 and Five Points Auto Salvage on 11847.

On Durfee Avenue you can take your scrap metal to MDS Scrap Metal on 2235, TP Auto Parts on 2749, Action Auto Wrecking on 2243, and Art’s Auto Wrecking on 2440.

Reputable cash for gold places that offer good prices are Speedy Cash on Lower Azusa Road, David’s Jewelers on 10925 Main Street, and Don Roberto Jewelers on Garvey Avenue.

You may also want to check out our best tips about scrap yards before you head over to a scrap yard!

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.17
Aluminum Alloy$0.92
Copper$4.03
Brass$3.16
Lead$1.07
Nickel$12.77
Tin$11.17
Zinc$1.46
Steel Scrap$0.17
Steel Rebar$0.32

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.81
Aluminum 3003$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.81
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.57
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.09
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.72
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.95
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.69
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.90
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.76
Aluminum Radiators$0.46
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.34
Transformers$0.20
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.26
Chrome Wheels$0.76
E.C. Wire$1.25
Litho Sheets$0.81
Mixed Turnings $0.47
MLC Clips$0.80
Aluminum Old Cast$0.77
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.76
Painted Siding$0.75
UBC$0.80
Zorba 90% NF$0.76
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.59
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.29

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.15
Yellow Brass$2.02
Brass Rod$1.97
Brass Hair Wire$2.12
Brass Pipe$1.93
Brass Radiators$1.64
Brass Shells$1.82
Brass Turnings$1.86
Bronze$2.21
Bronze Turnings$1.15
Dirty Brass$0.96
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.96
Plumbers Brass$1.93
Semi-Red Brass$1.95

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.53
#1 Copper Tubing$3.30
#1 Flashing Copper$3.30
#2 Copper Tubing$3.11
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.01
#3 Copper with Tar$2.83
#3 Roofing Copper$2.92
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.73
Electric Motors - Copper$2.45
Enameled Copper$2.78
Insulated Copper Wire$2.83
Lead Coated Copper$2.38
Silver Plated Copper$3.01
Tin Coated Copper$2.64
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.64

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.50
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.67
Soft Lead$0.69

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.91
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.78

Scrap Gold Prices in El Monte

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.59$702.70
14ct Gold$35.24$1,096.19
18ct Gold$45.18$1,405.35
22ct Gold$55.18$1,716.42
24ct Gold$60.24$1,873.64

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in El Monte

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$46.88$1,458.27
Platinum$25.33$787.85
Silver$0.62$19.36

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.43
304 SS Solid$0.62
304 SS Turning$0.53
309 SS$0.80
310 SS$1.22
316 SS Solid$0.80
330 SS$1.98

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in El Monte

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.20
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in El Monte

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard