Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of sheet metal workers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sheet metal worker salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,890
25th Percentile Wage
$40,600
50th Percentile Wage
$50,080
75th Percentile Wage
$62,700
90th Percentile Wage
$71,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sheet metal workers is $71,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sheet metal workers is $31,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201350,0807.13%7.13%
201246,510--

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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