Average Entry-Level Sheet Metal Worker Hourly Pay

$15.20
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$10.99
MEDIAN
$15.20
90%
$21.72

The average hourly pay for a Sheet Metal Worker is $15.20

Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Bonus
$103 - $2k
Total Pay
$24k - $46k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.1%
Female
3.9%
This data is based on 77 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

58%

Dental

42%

Vision

34%

None

41%