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How much does a Sheet Metal Worker make in the United States?

Average Sheet Metal Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Sheet Metal Workers earn a median hourly wage of $21.99. Hourly wages typically start from $12.39 and go up to $40.01.

Average Sheet Metal Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Sheet Metal Workers earn a median salary of $45,750 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,760 and go up to $83,230.

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Sheet Metal Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

The highest earning Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$40.01
an hour
$83,230
per year
Senior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Senior Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$29.55
an hour
$61,460
per year
Experienced Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Experienced Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$21.99
an hour
$45,750
per year
Junior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Junior Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$16.02
an hour
$33,310
per year
Starting Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Starting Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$12.39
an hour
$25,760
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheet Metal Worker salary comparison

Sheet Metal Workers earn more than 55% percent of Trades careers. Sheet Metal Worker salaries are in the top 73% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Sheet Metal Workers in the United States

Sheet Metal Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Alaska $35.96 $74,790 # 1
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Illinois $37.18 $77,340 # 2
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in New York $29.93 $62,250 # 3
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Hawaii $33.03 $68,700 # 4
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Minnesota $30.13 $62,660 # 5
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in New Jersey $27.68 $57,580 # 6
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Washington $27.98 $58,200 # 7
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in California $27.02 $56,210 # 8
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in District of Columbia $27.67 $57,550 # 9
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Massachusetts $26.10 $54,290 # 10
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Missouri $26.49 $55,100 # 11
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $25.03 $52,060 # 12
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Wisconsin $23.71 $49,310 # 13
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Connecticut $24.67 $51,310 # 14
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Oregon $22.63 $47,060 # 15
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Delaware $25.30 $52,620 # 16
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in West Virginia $28.67 $59,640 # 17
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Montana $25.56 $53,170 # 18
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Indiana $23.07 $47,980 # 19
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Maryland $22.50 $46,810 # 20
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Michigan $24.30 $50,550 # 21
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Iowa $23.03 $47,910 # 22
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Kansas $18.80 $39,090 # 23
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Ohio $21.61 $44,940 # 24
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Nevada $21.11 $43,900 # 25
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Maine $23.18 $48,220 # 26
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Nebraska $20.62 $42,890 # 27
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Vermont $21.47 $44,660 # 28
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Oklahoma $24.00 $49,920 # 29
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in New Mexico $20.34 $42,310 # 30
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Utah $20.53 $42,700 # 31
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Rhode Island $21.03 $43,750 # 32
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Arizona $20.82 $43,310 # 33
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Colorado $20.93 $43,520 # 34
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Virginia $20.79 $43,240 # 35
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Idaho $22.63 $47,070 # 36
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in New Hampshire $20.72 $43,090 # 37
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Kentucky $19.08 $39,690 # 38
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Wyoming $19.30 $40,140 # 39
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Georgia $20.54 $42,720 # 40
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in North Dakota $20.28 $42,180 # 41
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Louisiana $18.95 $39,410 # 42
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Tennessee $18.32 $38,110 # 43
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in South Dakota $17.43 $36,250 # 44
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Alabama $17.85 $37,130 # 45
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Texas $17.38 $36,150 # 46
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Mississippi $16.57 $34,470 # 47
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in North Carolina $17.02 $35,410 # 48
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Florida $16.81 $34,970 # 49
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in South Carolina $16.89 $35,130 # 50
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Arkansas $16.40 $34,110 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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