Average Sheet Metal Worker with Manufacturing Fabrication Skills Hourly Pay

$20.58
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$974
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$900
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The average hourly pay for a Sheet Metal Worker with Manufacturing Fabrication skills is $20.58.
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$13.02
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$20.58
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$38.81
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $39
Bonus
$102 - $2,980
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$0 - $900
Total Pay
$27,752 - $78,593
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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, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Plasma Cutting and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

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

An entry-level Sheet Metal Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.96 based on 5 salaries. An early career Sheet Metal Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.76 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Sheet Metal Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.38 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Sheet Metal Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.62 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Sheet Metal Worker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 74.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (2.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 196 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
34.7%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
18.9%
Late Career
23.5%