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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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,570
25th Percentile Wage
$37,620
50th Percentile Wage
$46,700
75th Percentile Wage
$55,490
90th Percentile Wage
$64,720

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 $64,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,570.

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
$46,700
2.21% 14.93%
2016
$45,670
5.32% -
2015
$43,240
4.46% -
2014
$41,310
0.36% -
2013
$41,160
3.47% -
2012
$39,730
- -

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 $49,160. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $49,160. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $43,260). 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
$49,160
Charlottesville
$43,260
Lynchburg
$42,360
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$41,380
Richmond
$41,050
Harrisonburg
$39,170
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$38,770
Roanoke
$38,260
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,660
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$30,460
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$27,940
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$26,240




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