Average Sheet Metal Worker with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills Hourly Pay

$23.59
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$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Sheet Metal Worker with Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding skills is $23.59.
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$14.39
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$23.59
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$36.51
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$14 - $37
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$916 - $6,878
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$0 - $1,000
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$33,284 - $86,084
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What Do Sheet Metal Workers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sheet Metal Workers?

Skills in HVAC System Design, Welding and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plasma Cutting and Manufacturing Fabrication.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sheet Metal Workers?

An early career Sheet Metal Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.84 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Sheet Metal Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.29 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Sheet Metal Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.11 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 119 survey responses.
Early Career
26.9%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
20.2%
Late Career
31.1%