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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for sheet metal workers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sheet metal workers among Illinois 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,740
25th Percentile Wage
$50,820
50th Percentile Wage
$80,180
75th Percentile Wage
$92,840
90th Percentile Wage
$100,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,740.

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
$80,180
-2.44% 32.98%
2016
$82,140
5.84% -
2015
$77,340
6.18% -
2014
$72,560
16.06% -
2013
$60,910
11.77% -
2012
$53,740
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Illinois ranges from $29,610 to $86,690. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $86,690. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $85,900). The lowest paying area is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $29,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$86,690
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$85,900
Champaign-Urbana
$79,270
Decatur
$76,600
Peoria
$74,360
Springfield
$71,300
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$70,570
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$69,310
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$66,970
Rockford
$62,730
Kankakee-Bradley
$49,760
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,590
Bloomington-Normal
$29,610




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