Average Sheet Metal Worker with Machine Operation Skills Hourly Pay

$17.04
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Sheet Metal Worker with Machine Operation skills is $17.04.
10%
$11.70
MEDIAN
$17.04
90%
$25.18
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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, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manufacturing Fabrication, Welding and Plasma Cutting are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $15.43 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Sheet Metal Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Sheet Metal Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.02 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
47.6%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
28.6%