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How much does a Sheet Metal Worker make in California?

Average Sheet Metal Worker Hourly Wage in California

Sheet Metal Workers earn a median hourly wage of $27.02. Hourly wages typically start from $14.00 and go up to $45.99.

Average Sheet Metal Worker Yearly Salary in California

Sheet Metal Workers earn a median salary of $56,210 per year. Salaries typically start from $29,130 and go up to $95,660.

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Sheet Metal Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

The highest earning Sheet Metal Workers in California earn:

$45.99
an hour
$95,660
per year
Senior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Senior Sheet Metal Workers in California earn:

$37.81
an hour
$78,650
per year
Experienced Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Experienced Sheet Metal Workers in California earn:

$27.02
an hour
$56,210
per year
Junior Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Junior Sheet Metal Workers in California earn:

$18.78
an hour
$39,060
per year
Starting Sheet Metal Worker Earnings

Starting Sheet Metal Workers in California earn:

$14.00
an hour
$29,130
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 in California. Sheet Metal Worker salaries are in the bottom 69% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Sheet Metal Workers in California

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

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