Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$39,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$39,000
Median 50%
$59,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
LSI Logic
Highest Paying City
Chicago, IL
Highest Paying State
Illinois
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a sheet metal mechanic make?
Sheet Metal Mechanics in America make an average salary of $39,392 per year or $18.94 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $59,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $25,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Sheet Metal Mechanic salaries include Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, and Kansas. The typical tenure for a Sheet Metal Mechanic is 4.4 years.
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Average Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Sheet Metal Mechanic in the United States is $39,392 per year or $18.94 per hour. Working in Chicago, IL as a Sheet Metal Mechanic will pay you the highest wages at around $51,843 per year. The Chicago, IL average entry-level salary for Sheet Metal Mechanics is $29,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Sheet Metal Mechanic salaries are Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, and Kansas. Michigan, Oklahoma, and Tennessee have the lowest Sheet Metal Mechanic salaries.

Map of Sheet Metal Mechanic Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary By Company

If you are a Sheet Metal Mechanic, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Sheet Metal Mechanics. Sheet Metal Mechanics at LSI Logic and Vertex report the highest salaries. Companies like Merck & Co. and Lockheed Martin also report very competitive wages for Sheet Metal Mechanics.

Average Sheet Metal Mechanic Pay By Industry

Wages for Sheet Metal Mechanics can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Technology companies, Construction companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Sheet Metal Mechanics. Technology companies pay their Sheet Metal Mechanics the highest wages, averaging $42,439 per year. Construction companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $38,034 and $37,960, respectively. At $37,215, the average salary for Sheet Metal Mechanics in the Transportation industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$42,439
$42k
Construction
Construction
$38,034
$38k
Finance
Finance
$37,960
$38k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$37,565
$38k
Transportation
Transportation
$37,215
$37k

Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Sheet Metal Mechanic Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Sheet Metal Mechanic can range from $32,801 to $40,426 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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.

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$39,653
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$37,566
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$50,088
$50,088
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$50,088
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$25,524
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$39,653
$39,653
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$50,088
$50,088
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$37,566
$37,566