Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for sheet metal workers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sheet metal workers among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Sheet Metal Workers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,230
25th Percentile Wage
$31,130
50th Percentile Wage
$36,950
75th Percentile Wage
$45,820
90th Percentile Wage
$55,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,950
1.30% 10.04%
2016
$36,470
-1.81% -
2015
$37,130
5.25% -
2014
$35,180
-2.67% -
2013
$36,120
7.97% -
2012
$33,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Alabama ranges from $28,180 to $53,090. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,090. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $43,600). The lowest paying area is Dothan with a median annual salary of $28,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$53,090
Montgomery
$43,600
Huntsville
$42,590
Decatur
$42,440
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$41,570
Mobile
$40,250
Tuscaloosa
$35,950
Birmingham-Hoover
$35,900
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,600
Auburn-Opelika
$33,670
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$32,900
Gadsden
$30,910
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,830
Dothan
$28,180




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