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Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

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: $23.11
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.59 $22.75 $24.74
Minnesota
$18.93 $23.11 $24.31
Central Minnesota
$20.69 $23.95 $24.96
Northeast Minnesota
$18.67 $23.39 $24.33
Northwest Minnesota
$18.63 $18.89 $23.68
Southeast Minnesota
$15.38 $19.05 $24.16
Southwest Minnesota
$18.64 $19.27 $24.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.67 $22.88 $24.85

* "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 1,030 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 622 new Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 70,000 62,000 -8,000 -11.4%
Minnesota 739 651 -88 -11.9%
Central Minnesota 155 138 -17 -11%
Northeast Minnesota 27 24 -3 -11.1%
Northwest Minnesota 103 92 -11 -10.7%
Southeast Minnesota 27 24 -3 -11.1%
Southwest Minnesota 72 62 -10 -13.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 381 340 -41 -10.8%


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




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