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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .