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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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,260
25th Percentile Wage
$42,690
50th Percentile Wage
$55,990
75th Percentile Wage
$82,810
90th Percentile Wage
$105,050

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 $105,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.51
25th Percentile Wage
$20.52
50th Percentile Wage
$26.92
75th Percentile Wage
$39.81
90th Percentile Wage
$50.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for sheet metal workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.51. The median hourly salary is $26.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.51.

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
201655,990-3.95%-3.20%
201558,20012.61%-
201450,860-13.08%-
201357,510-0.47%-
201257,780--

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 $85,000. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Washington is Longview with a median annual salary of $85,000. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Tacoma (mean annual salary $79,000). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Longview
$85,000
Tacoma
$79,000
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$77,380
Yakima
$70,550
Bellingham
$66,670
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,470
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$54,990
Bremerton-Silverdale
$54,620
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$52,680
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$48,360
Spokane
$45,920
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$45,080
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$29,540


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