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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 $22.57. Hourly wages typically start from $12.81 and go up to $41.03.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Sheet Metal Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Sheet Metal Workers earn a median salary of $46,940 per year. Salaries typically start from $26,640 and go up to $85,340.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

91%
Full-Time
9%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
100
RATINGS
Sheet Metal Workers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Sheet Metal Workers in the 47th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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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:

$41.03
an hour
$85,340
per year
Senior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Senior Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$30.20
an hour
$62,820
per year
Experienced Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Experienced Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$22.57
an hour
$46,940
per year
Junior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Junior Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$16.50
an hour
$34,320
per year
Starting Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Starting Sheet Metal Workers in the United States earn:

$12.81
an hour
$26,640
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 bottom 61% of all careers in the United States.

Elevator Mechanic Salary $80k
Avionics Technician Salary $60k
Radio Mechanic Salary $52k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $49k
Sheet Metal Worker Salary $46k
Pump Operator Salary $43k
Cement Mason Salary $39k
Log Grader Salary $37k
Cabinetmaker Salary $33k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $23k
Source:

Historical salary for Sheet Metal Workers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sheet Metal Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Washington $26.92 $55,990 # 1
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Wisconsin $23.65 $49,200 # 2
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in West Virginia $27.22 $56,610 # 3
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Vermont $22.43 $46,660 # 4
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Virginia $21.96 $45,670 # 5
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Utah $21.92 $45,590 # 6
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Tennessee $20.79 $43,240 # 7
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Wyoming $19.40 $40,350 # 8
Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Texas $17.99 $37,420 # 9
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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