Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,620
25th Percentile Wage
$47,750
50th Percentile Wage
$62,170
75th Percentile Wage
$76,770
90th Percentile Wage
$92,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $92,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sheet metal workers is $39,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,170
5.48% 16.91%
2016
$58,760
6.28% -
2015
$55,070
5.39% -
2014
$52,100
0.50% -
2013
$51,840
0.35% -
2012
$51,660
- -

Compare Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of sheet metal workers in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for sheet metal worker occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $62,470. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $61,910). For detailed sheet metal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$62,470
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,170
Educational Services
$62,170
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$62,170
Educational Services - Privately owned
$62,140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$62,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,990
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$61,910

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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