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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,610
25th Percentile Wage
$38,080
50th Percentile Wage
$50,250
75th Percentile Wage
$68,530
90th Percentile Wage
$83,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,610.

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
$50,250
2.09% 4.38%
2016
$49,200
-0.22% -
2015
$49,310
-3.57% -
2014
$51,070
-0.18% -
2013
$51,160
6.08% -
2012
$48,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $31,520 to $75,520. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $75,520. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $72,090). The lowest paying area is Janesville with a median annual salary of $31,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$75,520
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$72,090
Racine
$71,620
Duluth
$65,920
Wausau
$63,810
Eau Claire
$58,110
Sheboygan
$57,620
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$55,190
Appleton
$52,190
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$52,030
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$51,710
Fond du Lac
$51,040
La Crosse
$49,260
Oshkosh-Neenah
$48,520
Green Bay
$42,710
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,570
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,460
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,400
Madison
$37,580
Janesville
$31,520




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