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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,690
25th Percentile Wage
$36,740
50th Percentile Wage
$49,690
75th Percentile Wage
$70,490
90th Percentile Wage
$81,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,690.

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
$49,690
-6.04% 6.16%
2016
$52,690
1.20% -
2015
$52,060
-2.07% -
2014
$53,140
10.33% -
2013
$47,650
2.14% -
2012
$46,630
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $30,400 to $65,180. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh with a median annual salary of $65,180. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $64,360). The lowest paying area is State College with a median annual salary of $30,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pittsburgh
$65,180
Philadelphia
$64,360
Lancaster
$63,570
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$63,080
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$52,490
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$52,350
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$51,140
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$48,930
Erie
$45,870
Newark-Union
$45,340
Reading
$43,330
Williamsport
$42,970
York-Hanover
$40,530
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,120
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,280
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,280
Johnstown
$36,990
State College
$30,400




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