Sheet Metal Worker Salary

A Sheet Metal Worker earns an average wage of $20.49 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are AutoCAD, autodesk autocad, and HVAC System Design.

$25,477 - $98,776
$25K
$51K
$99K
MEDIAN: $51,401
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50%
90%

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$12.45 - $39.02
$12
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20.49
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$25,477 - $98,776  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $6,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,745  
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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$26,908 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $39.02  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $53.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00 - $6,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,745  
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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$26,908 - $82,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 719

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Job Description for Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers generally install ducts for air conditioning, fans, heating, and ventilation. Some may work in a factory environment in order to cut and create items made of sheet metal or test produced systems and components, while others service and repair existing sheet metal components and ensure that they run smoothly so existing systems can be better preserved.

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Sheet Metal Worker Tasks

  • Manufacture small parts and components for use in final pieces.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair metal systems like locomotives, airplanes, and generators.
  • Use torches, drills, lathes, or other equipment to cut, shape, smooth, and bend metal to meet specifications.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, templates, schematics, and other drawings to correctly create products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sheet Metal Worker

Pay by Experience for a Sheet Metal Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Sheet Metal Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 340 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sheet Metal Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Sheet Metal Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 237 salaries. A Sheet Metal Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 155 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,353

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Key Stats for Sheet Metal Worker

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

▲32%

▲25%

▲9%

National Average
$46,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

▲25%






▲1%

National Average
$46,000

CNC/NC
▼5%

Sheet metal worker
▼7%

Machine Operation
▼17%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼21%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼24%

HVAC
▼27%

Blueprints
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 30%