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Sheet Metal Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.16
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Sheet Metal Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.06 $24.59 $32.57
Minnesota
$23.09 $30.16 $39.77
Central Minnesota
$20.80 $25.28 $32.34
Northeast Minnesota
$22.29 $28.83 $33.78
Northwest Minnesota
$24.14 $32.50 $42.28
Southeast Minnesota
$22.51 $30.68 $37.31
Southwest Minnesota
$18.68 $22.89 $28.48
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$26.22 $34.41 $44.02

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,860 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Sheet Metal Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,123 new Sheet Metal Workers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Sheet Metal Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 143,000 154,400 11,400 8%
Minnesota 2,579 2,792 213 8.3%
Central Minnesota 473 520 47 9.9%
Northeast Minnesota 177 188 11 6.2%
Northwest Minnesota 180 195 15 8.3%
Southwest Minnesota 85 93 8 9.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,604 1,717 113 7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.