Salary for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

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Structural metal fabricators and fitters mainly position, align, fabricate and fit structural metal materials and products. The job can be dangerous as sharp materials and power tools are often handled. To be considered for this position, vocational training, an associate's degree or related work experience is almost always necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to two years of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Structural Metal Fabricator or Fitter gets a salary of between $28,750 - $63,950 based on tenure and industry expertise. get an average salary of fourty-four thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars each year.

have the best average pay in Hawaii, where they can earn compensation, on average, of close to about $58,620. They have the best average pay in Public Administration, where they can earn job pay of $70,400.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.90 percent nationwide in that time.


Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Retail Trade
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade
Transportation and Warehousing