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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,420
25th Percentile Wage
$40,550
50th Percentile Wage
$57,590
75th Percentile Wage
$86,690
90th Percentile Wage
$107,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,420.

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
$57,590
2.78% -0.33%
2016
$55,990
-3.95% -
2015
$58,200
12.61% -
2014
$50,860
-13.08% -
2013
$57,510
-0.47% -
2012
$57,780
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Washington ranges from $29,540 to $93,510. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Washington is Olympia with a median annual salary of $93,510. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $91,190). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Olympia
$93,510
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$91,190
Longview
$85,000
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$74,300
Bellingham
$66,670
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,470
Tacoma
$62,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$58,960
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$58,510
Bremerton-Silverdale
$56,230
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$53,180
Spokane
$49,020
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$46,890
Lewiston
$46,170
Yakima
$40,000
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$29,540




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