$51,140
Avg. Salary
$20.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$998

Bonus

$1,975

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sheet Metal Worker is $20.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Sheet Metal Worker is $51,140 per year.

$13.07
10%
$20.80
50%
$39.41
90%
MEDIAN $20.80
$26k
10%
$51k
50%
$89k
90%
MEDIAN $51,140
$25,708 - $89,497
$26K
$51K
$89K
MEDIAN: $51,140
10%
50%
90%

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$13.07 - $39.41
$13
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MEDIAN: $20.80
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$0$89K
Salary $25,708 - $89,497
Bonus $241 - $4,122
Profit Sharing $750 - $6,000
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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$28,317 - $84,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $13.07 - $39.41
Hourly Tips $4.38
Overtime $18.20 - $57.52
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $241 - $4,122
Profit Sharing $750 - $6,000
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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$28,317 - $84,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,259

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
  • 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.
  • Manufacture small parts and components for use in final pieces.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair metal systems like locomotives, airplanes, and generators.

Common Career Paths for Sheet Metal Worker


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Sheet Metal Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sheet Metal Worker

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

35%

-25%

National Average: $47,008

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Sheet Metal Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sheet Metal Worker?

Sheet Metal Worker in Oshkosh:
"Average."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Under paid

Sheet Metal Worker in Gainesville:
"My Work."
Pros: Excellent Location.
Cons: Too much traffic.

Sheet Metal Worker in Amarillo:
Pros: Doing diffrent stuff.
Cons: Hard work.

Sheet Metal Worker in Chula Vista:
"Journeyman been laid off."
If vary sharp in work you'll succeed in sheet metal. If your an excellent worker you'll be stuck not finding opportunity to move living off unemployment checks.

Sheet Metal Worker in Binghamton:
"Sheet metal."

Sheet Metal Worker in San Diego:
"No advancement opportunity."
Stay in school, do something else.

Sheet Metal Worker in San Diego:
"Room for advancement."
Step by step apprentice training program. There is room for advance ment with this company.

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Key Stats for Sheet Metal Worker

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

▲30%

▲23%

▲7%

National Average
$47,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Sheet Metal Worker Salaries

▲23%






National Average
$47,000

▼1%

CNC/NC
▼7%

Sheet metal worker
▼8%

Machine Operation
▼18%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▼23%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼25%

HVAC
▼28%

Blueprints
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 29%