Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary (United States)

A Sheet Metal Mechanic earns an average wage of $19.44 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary (?
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$30,410 - $82,851
(Median)
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49K
64K
83K
MEDIAN: $49,131
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Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary (?
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$13.88 - $27.84
(Median)
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28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,410 - $82,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,462  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,433 - $66,415  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.88 - $27.84  
   
Overtime
$19.49 - $39.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,462  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$29,433 - $66,415  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 259
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Job Description for Sheet Metal Mechanic

  • Correct distortions and flaws in manufacturing by straightening and fitting.
  • Read and understand blueprints to place sheet metal at correct locations.
  • Assemble and install sheet metal pieces using power tools.
  • Test final product to ensure readiness.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sheet Metal Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Wichita
up arrow 16%
National Average
$42,000
Houston
up arrow 2%
Dallas
up arrow 18%
Baltimore
up arrow 25%
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Experience Affects Sheet Metal Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 31%
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