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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,260
25th Percentile Wage
$34,500
50th Percentile Wage
$43,240
75th Percentile Wage
$51,520
90th Percentile Wage
$61,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.59
25th Percentile Wage
$16.59
50th Percentile Wage
$20.79
75th Percentile Wage
$24.77
90th Percentile Wage
$29.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.73. The median hourly salary is $20.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.59.

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
201643,24011.86%18.48%
201538,1101.89%-
201437,3904.84%-
201335,5800.93%-
201235,250--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Tennessee ranges from $31,810 to $45,840. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Tennessee is Johnson City with a median annual salary of $45,840. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Jackson (mean annual salary $45,590). The lowest paying area is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $31,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Johnson City
$45,840
Jackson
$45,590
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$45,110
Knoxville
$44,630
Clarksville
$44,390
Chattanooga
$43,560
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$41,430
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$37,020
Memphis
$34,990
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$33,350
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,930
Cleveland
$31,810



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