Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Sheet Metal Mechanic is $19.13 per hour.
Sheet Metal Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$30,639 - $82,212
(Median)
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82K
MEDIAN: $47,845
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Sheet Metal Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$13.52 - $27.70
(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
$30,639 - $82,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,439  
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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$29,079 - $66,161  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.52 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$19.03 - $39.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,439  
   
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).
)
$29,079 - $66,161  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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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
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National Average
$42,000
Dallas
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Baltimore
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Experience Affects Sheet Metal Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Sheet Metal Mechanic Salaries

Welding
up arrow 4%
Blueprints
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
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Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 32%
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