Sheet Metal Worker Salary

A Sheet Metal Worker earns an average wage of $20.78 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are AutoCAD and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

$28,106 - $83,178
(Median)
$28K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $50,800
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50%
90%

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$12.07 - $39.91
(Median)
$12
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$28,106 - $83,178  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
Profit Sharing
$2,577  
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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$26,281 - $83,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.07 - $39.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.89  
Overtime
$15.32 - $56.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $991  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,577  
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).
)
$26,281 - $83,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 640
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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

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

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Experience Affects Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

up arrow 24%


Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
up arrow 9%

National Average
$47,000

Welding
up arrow 2%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 8%

Plasma Cutting
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 26%

HVAC
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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