Sheet Metal Installer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$44,000
$27,000
$44,000
$71,000
Sheet metal installers in the United States make an average salary of $44,560 per year or $21.42 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $71,000. If you like following the crowd, professional and construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, retail, and technology companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, and New York provide the highest sheet metal installer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Denver, CO
$49,750
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Map of Sheet Metal Installer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sheet Metal Installers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Sheet Metal Installer Salary By Location

While a sheet metal installer can average a salary of $44,560 per year, or $21.42 per hour, there are many opportunities for sheet metal installers to make more. For example, in Cincinnati, OH you might make $52,795 per year. Other high-paying locations include Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT and Memphis, TN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Cincinnati, OH where the average starting salary is $31,000. The highest paying states for sheet metal installers include Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. Meanwhile, Maine, Alaska, and Minnesota offer the lowest salaries.

Average Sheet Metal Installer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a sheet metal installer, working for RK or Air System Components might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like FLYNN and Tradesmen International report highly competitive salaries for sheet metal installers.

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Average Sheet Metal Installer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, sheet metal installer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, retail, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for sheet metal installers. For example, sheet metal installers make a whopping average salary of $48,683 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $46,424 at retail companies and $45,546 at technology companies. But sheet metal installers may want to avoid working in the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $42,851.

Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$48,683
$49k
Retail
Retail
$46,424
$46k
Technology
Technology
$45,546
$46k
Construction
Construction
$42,851
$43k

Sheet Metal Installer Salary History

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Sheet Metal Installer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a sheet metal installer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Sheet Metal Installer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$31,305
$31,305
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$41,740
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06/22/2020
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$45,914
$45,914
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Sheet Metal Install & Repair
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06/19/2020
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$41,740
$41,740
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06/02/2020
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$50,088
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$58,436
$58,436
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Mechanical Systems Company, LLC
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05/22/2020
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$29,218
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Sheet Metal Installer
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03/10/2020
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$50,088
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