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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,740
25th Percentile Wage
$32,620
50th Percentile Wage
$46,220
75th Percentile Wage
$60,170
90th Percentile Wage
$76,250

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 $76,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.86
25th Percentile Wage
$15.69
50th Percentile Wage
$22.22
75th Percentile Wage
$28.93
90th Percentile Wage
$36.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.65. The median hourly salary is $22.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of sheet metal workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,220-3.81%-8.07%
201547,980-7.75%-
201451,700-3.13%-
201353,3206.32%-
201249,950--

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 $37,520 to $72,240. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Indiana is Columbus with a median annual salary of $72,240. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Michigan City-La Porte (mean annual salary $70,900). The lowest paying area is Elkhart-Goshen with a median annual salary of $37,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$72,240
Michigan City-La Porte
$70,900
Bloomington
$67,560
Gary
$54,280
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Lafayette
$47,280
Indianapolis-Carmel
$45,810
Fort Wayne
$45,450
Elkhart-Goshen
$37,520


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