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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 data of sheet metal workers in Rochester is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Sheet Metal Workers in Rochester, Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,010
25th Percentile Wage
$44,660
50th Percentile Wage
$69,730
75th Percentile Wage
$77,350
90th Percentile Wage
$81,990

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 $81,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.87
25th Percentile Wage
$21.47
50th Percentile Wage
$33.53
75th Percentile Wage
$37.19
90th Percentile Wage
$39.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Rochester, Minnesota. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.42. The median hourly salary is $33.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.87.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201669,73013.35%13.35%
201260,420--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $69,730, Rochester is the highest paying city for sheet metal workers in state of Minnesota, followed by Mankato-North Mankato (median annual salary $54,060). In comparison, the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in Rochester is 22.5 percent (22.5%) higher than that in Mankato-North Mankato.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$69,730
Mankato-North Mankato
$54,060
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$52,500
St Cloud
$42,360
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$38,550
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$36,840

See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, Minnesota.