Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Indiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,750
25th Percentile Wage
$36,240
50th Percentile Wage
$48,410
75th Percentile Wage
$62,840
90th Percentile Wage
$87,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,750.

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
$48,410
4.52% -3.18%
2016
$46,220
-3.81% -
2015
$47,980
-7.75% -
2014
$51,700
-3.13% -
2013
$53,320
6.32% -
2012
$49,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Indiana ranges from $29,840 to $83,570. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $83,570. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Columbus (mean annual salary $72,240). The lowest paying area is Muncie with a median annual salary of $29,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$83,570
Columbus
$72,240
Michigan City-La Porte
$70,900
Bloomington
$58,330
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$51,280
Terre Haute
$48,030
Fort Wayne
$48,010
Indianapolis-Carmel
$47,280
Lafayette
$47,280
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$45,390
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$39,580
Elkhart-Goshen
$37,400
Muncie
$29,840




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