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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Rochester, Minnesota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of sheet metal workers in Rochester, Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of sheet metal workers in Rochester is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Sheet Metal Workers in Rochester, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,390
25th Percentile Wage
$35,590
50th Percentile Wage
$47,000
75th Percentile Wage
$74,300
90th Percentile Wage
$82,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Rochester, Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,390.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,000
-48.36% -28.55%
2016
$69,730
13.35% -
2012
$60,420
- -

Table 3. Compare Sheet Metal Worker Salary in Rochester with Other Minnesota Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $47,000 in Rochester is in the middle of salary range for sheet metal workers in state of Minnesota. In comparison, the annual salary of sheet metal workers in Rochester is 18.6 percent (18.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Mankato-North Mankato and 21.6 percent (21.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mankato-North Mankato
$57,710
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$56,540
Rochester
$47,000
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$44,140
St Cloud
$43,920
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$36,840



See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, Minnesota.