Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for sheet metal workers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sheet metal workers among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Sheet Metal Workers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,680
25th Percentile Wage
$33,880
50th Percentile Wage
$46,300
75th Percentile Wage
$61,960
90th Percentile Wage
$74,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,300
5.03% -6.57%
2016
$43,970
-8.96% -
2015
$47,910
-1.02% -
2014
$48,400
-4.07% -
2013
$50,370
2.04% -
2012
$49,340
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sheet Metal Workers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Iowa ranges from $26,930 to $68,660. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $68,660. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $56,330). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$68,660
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$56,330
Dubuque
$53,660
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,740
Cedar Rapids
$45,230
Iowa City
$44,010
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$39,360
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,290
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,740
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$26,930




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