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Sheet Metal Workers

Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings.

Salary Breakdown

Sheet Metal Workers

Average

$53,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$25,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$56,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$87,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Sheet Metal Workers

5,060

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Sheet Metal Workers

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Apprentice

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Journey Level Sheet Metal Worker

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Foreperson

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Sheet Metal Workers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Sheet Metal Workers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Mathematics

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Selective Attention


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