How much money does a sheet metal worker make?
Sheet metal workers earn an average annual base salary of $61,776, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $29.70/hour.
These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of sheet metal workers earned more than $87,470 annually.
Sheet metal workers cut and shape sheets of thin metal to fabricate products such as air ducts and roofing elements. To learn more about sheet metal work, check out our sheet metal worker career page.