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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,980
25th Percentile Wage
$36,230
50th Percentile Wage
$45,670
75th Percentile Wage
$54,840
90th Percentile Wage
$64,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.93
25th Percentile Wage
$17.42
50th Percentile Wage
$21.96
75th Percentile Wage
$26.37
90th Percentile Wage
$30.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.84. The median hourly salary is $21.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.93.

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
201645,6705.32%13.01%
201543,2404.46%-
201441,3100.36%-
201341,1603.47%-
201239,730--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Virginia ranges from $26,240 to $47,860. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $47,860. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Lynchburg (mean annual salary $41,860). The lowest paying area is Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford with a median annual salary of $26,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$47,860
Lynchburg
$41,860
Charlottesville
$40,770
Richmond
$40,090
Harrisonburg
$39,050
Roanoke
$37,070
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$36,750
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$35,610
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,660
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$30,670
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$27,780
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$26,240



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