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Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,770
25th Percentile Wage
$51,230
50th Percentile Wage
$55,190
75th Percentile Wage
$59,980
90th Percentile Wage
$68,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in the industry sector of 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 $68,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sheet metal workers is $45,770.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,1901.01%2.34%
201554,6300.99%-
201454,0900.02%-
201354,0800.33%-
201253,900--

Compare Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of sheet metal workers in eight industries in the 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 state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $79,190. The lowest paying industry is the federal government, including usps industry (annual salary $55,190). For detailed sheet metal worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$79,190
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$77,330
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$71,550
State government, including schools and hospitals
$62,010
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,190
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,190
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$55,190
Federal government, including USPS
$55,190

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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