Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers cut and shape sheets of thin metal to fabricate products such as air ducts and roofing elements.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Outside

Computers & Technology


Math & Numbers


What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Many modern sheet metal fabrication shops use computers and special equipment such as laser cutters to assist in their work.


*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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