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Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of sheet metal workers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sheet metal worker salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,380
25th Percentile Wage
$29,480
50th Percentile Wage
$37,340
75th Percentile Wage
$58,170
90th Percentile Wage
$78,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $78,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sheet metal workers is $26,380.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,340-4.53%5.92%
201539,0301.51%-
201438,4400.34%-
201338,3108.30%-
201235,130--

Compare Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of sheet metal workers in four industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair industry with an annual salary $42,320. The lowest paying industry is the commercial and industrial machinery equipment (except auto and electronic) repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $33,910). For detailed sheet metal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$42,320
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$40,450
Repair and Maintenance
$37,530
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$33,910

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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