Career Outlook for Sheet Metal Workers

Also known as:  Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Installer, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Sheet Metal Installer, Sheet Metal Duct Installer, Sheet Metal Fabricator, Sheet Metal Former, Sheet Metal Installer, Sheet Metal Layout Mechanic, Sheet Metal Layout Worker, Sheet Metal Worker, Tinsmith
The overall job outlook for Sheet Metal Worker careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 28.76 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.79 percent per year. Demand for Sheet Metal Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 50,200 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.77 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Sheet Metal Workers in the following states
California 12,600
Texas 11,190
Georgia 5,870
Florida 5,560
Illinois 5,360
New York 5,180
North Carolina 5,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Sheet Metal Workers
Virgin Islands 50
Guam 100
Puerto Rico 290
Vermont 300
Wyoming 320
Alaska 360
District of Columbia 370