A Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice earns an average wage of $14.49 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$20,058 - $45,781
(Median)
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $30,588
50%

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$10.26 - $21.02
(Median)
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,588  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
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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$21,492 - $49,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $21.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.75  
Overtime
$15.57 - $32.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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).
)
$21,492 - $49,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Job Description for Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice

To become a sheet metal worker, it is first necessary to successfully complete an apprenticeship program. This program typically takes between four and six years to complete. The sheet metal worker apprentice learns the basics of sheet metal fabrication and installation through a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training under certified workers. Apprentices learn how to properly work sheet metal according to the needs and standards of their industry. This instruction usually involves learning how to use tools of the trade, effectively plan for various tasks, make precise measurements, and perform installations that meet standards and regulations.

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Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice Tasks

  • Assist with installations, including getting tools and supplies, cleaning up, and carrying items.
  • Measure and cut materials.
  • Assist with fabrication of sheet metal to meet specifications.

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Experience Affects Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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