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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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,620
25th Percentile Wage
$37,580
50th Percentile Wage
$52,690
75th Percentile Wage
$71,840
90th Percentile Wage
$81,280

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 $81,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.24
25th Percentile Wage
$18.07
50th Percentile Wage
$25.33
75th Percentile Wage
$34.54
90th Percentile Wage
$39.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.08. The median hourly salary is $25.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.24.

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
201652,6901.20%11.50%
201552,060-2.07%-
201453,14010.33%-
201347,6502.14%-
201246,630--

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 $31,470 to $72,450. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $72,450. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Pittsburgh (mean annual salary $69,740). The lowest paying area is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $31,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$72,450
Pittsburgh
$69,740
Philadelphia
$61,650
Lancaster
$57,810
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$57,210
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$55,210
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$49,260
Newark-Union
$48,930
Erie
$47,690
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$47,530
Reading
$43,660
York-Hanover
$43,100
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,280
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,670
Johnstown
$36,990
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,620
Williamsport
$31,470



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