ScrapRegister.com lists current scrap metal prices, including prices for scrap stainless steel. Industry buyers buy scrap stainless steel by the pound. The price of various scrap metals fluctuates throughout the country, often by as much as a hundredth of a cent.
ScrapRegister.com lists scrap metal prices by region, with prices listed for East Coast, West Coast, Southwest and Midwest scrap buyers. This site also provides scrap metal prices in other countries, including China, Japan and India.
Prices may vary when buying or selling stainless steel to or from a scrap yard. For instance, even though the market price for scrap stainless steel is around .33 per pound, Sullivan Metals in Massachusetts only offers .01 per pound, as of 2015.