Salt Lake City, UT Scrap Metal Prices

Salt Lake City is the largest city in Utah with a population of over 200,000 people. It serves as the city’s capital and the seat of Salt Lake County. The city lies in the northern central parts of the state, and is close to West Valley City, West Jordan, and Provo.

Often referred to as “The Crossroads of the West”, Salt Lake City is popular being a religious center for Mormons. The city also has a wide variety of attractions, and numerous hotels – which sprung up during the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Salt Lake City has a strong economic base and a low employment rate. Various industries – such as manufacturing, mining, construction, and tourism – thrive here. If you want to sell scrap metal here, there’s a huge chance that it’s going to be profitable.

Buying and selling of scrap metal is a big sector in this city. Scrap yards require these materials on a daily basis, because they are on demand on a constant basis.

Best Scrap Yards in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has many scrap yards. Most of the facilities you’ll find here offer excellent services and prices for all types of scrap metal. We did an overview of the scrap yards in the city, and here are our favorite places.

If you are around Glendale, some of the places you should go to include Western Metals Recycling on 4201 West 700 South, Metro Group on 3150 West 900 South, and Ortiz Metal Processing on 635 South Fulton Street. Recommended places to scrap a vehicle include Junk Car Cash Out on 1636 Pioneer Road #11 and Tear A Part Auto Recycling on 652 South Redwood Road.

The most recommended scrap metal dealer around Capitol Hill is Utah Metal Works on 805 Everett Avenue. People who live around Meadowbrook don’t have to drive for long as Wasatch Metal Recycling is close to you. Labrum Auto Wrecking on 3508 South 500 West is also a good place to scrap a vehicle.    

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 Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.05
Aluminum Alloy$0.83
Copper$3.62
Brass$2.84
Lead$0.96
Nickel$11.47
Tin$10.03
Zinc$1.31
Steel Scrap$0.16
Steel Rebar$0.28

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.73
Aluminum 3003$0.73
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.73
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.52
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.98
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.64
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.85
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.62
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.71
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.58
Aluminum Radiators$0.41
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.31
Transformers$0.18
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.23
Chrome Wheels$0.68
E.C. Wire$1.13
Litho Sheets$0.73
Mixed Turnings $0.42
MLC Clips$0.72
Aluminum Old Cast$0.69
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.68
Painted Siding$0.67
UBC$0.72
Zorba 90% NF$0.68
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.53
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.26

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$1.93
Yellow Brass$1.82
Brass Rod$1.77
Brass Hair Wire$1.90
Brass Pipe$1.73
Brass Radiators$1.47
Brass Shells$1.63
Brass Turnings$1.67
Bronze$1.99
Bronze Turnings$1.04
Dirty Brass$0.86
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.86
Plumbers Brass$1.73
Semi-Red Brass$1.75

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.17
#1 Copper Tubing$2.96
#1 Flashing Copper$2.96
#2 Copper Tubing$2.79
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.71
#3 Copper with Tar$2.54
#3 Roofing Copper$2.62
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.45
Electric Motors - Copper$2.20
Enameled Copper$2.50
Insulated Copper Wire$2.54
Lead Coated Copper$2.14
Silver Plated Copper$2.71
Tin Coated Copper$2.37
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.37

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.20
Lead Shot$0.45
Lead Wheel Weights$0.29
Solid Lead$0.61
Soft Lead$0.62

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.81
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.70

Scrap Gold Prices in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$20.29$631.09
14ct Gold$31.65$984.47
18ct Gold$40.58$1,262.13
22ct Gold$49.56$1,541.50
24ct Gold$54.10$1,682.70

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 Salt Lake City

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$42.11$1,309.66
Platinum$22.75$707.56
Silver$0.56$17.39

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 Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.09
#1 Busheling$0.09
#1 HMS$0.06
HMS 80/20$0.05
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.06

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.26
301 SS$0.39
304 SS Solid$0.55
304 SS Turning$0.48
309 SS$0.72
310 SS$1.09
316 SS Solid$0.72
330 SS$1.78

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 Salt Lake City

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.08
Scrap Rebar$0.18
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Salt Lake City

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