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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,830
25th Percentile Wage
$33,560
50th Percentile Wage
$45,840
75th Percentile Wage
$65,920
90th Percentile Wage
$76,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Nebraska 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 $45,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.90
25th Percentile Wage
$16.13
50th Percentile Wage
$22.04
75th Percentile Wage
$31.69
90th Percentile Wage
$36.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.65. The median hourly salary is $22.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.90.

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
201645,8406.44%8.77%
201542,8900.98%-
201442,4704.64%-
201340,500-3.26%-
201241,820--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Nebraska ranges from $29,290 to $52,710. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $52,710. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Lincoln (mean annual salary $43,690). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$52,710
Lincoln
$43,690
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,200
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$30,790
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$29,290


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