Salary for Sheet Metal Workers

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These employees are involved in sheet metal production, design, and distribution play an important part in the production supply chain of advanced infrastructure, manufacturing, and technology industries. The work is strenuous as most sheet metal workers must lift heavy objects and stand or bend for long periods of time. To become a sheet metal worker, one must first earn his or her high school diploma or GED. Many sheet metal workers learn their trade through formal apprenticeship programs in construction work. Others learn informally on the job or in vocational school training programs.

A Sheet Metal Worker usually receives a compensation in a range of $30,460 - $87,470 depending on experience and domain knowledge. will normally receive an average compensation of fifty-five thousand three hundred and twenty dollars per annum.

are paid at the highest level in Alaska, where they get normal pay levels of about $80,560. People in this job function are paid most highly in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they receive compensation, on average, of $73,860.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 41.62 percent nationwide in that time.


Sheet Metal Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Retail Trade
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
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