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Sheet Metal Worker Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,080
25th Percentile Wage
$38,770
50th Percentile Wage
$59,870
75th Percentile Wage
$70,500
90th Percentile Wage
$77,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sheet metal workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,080.

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
$59,870
5.45% 14.50%
2016
$56,610
-5.35% -
2015
$59,640
11.32% -
2014
$52,890
0.26% -
2013
$52,750
2.96% -
2012
$51,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sheet metal workers in state of West Virginia ranges from $28,510 to $60,340. The highest paying area for sheet metal workers in West Virginia is Huntington-Ashland with a median annual salary of $60,340. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna (mean annual salary $58,990). The lowest paying area is Charleston with a median annual salary of $28,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntington-Ashland
$60,340
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$58,990
Wheeling
$58,350
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$54,090
Winchester
$48,270
Cumberland
$45,050
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$44,790
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$37,240
Steubenville-Weirton
$32,950
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,620
Charleston
$28,510




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