Trades. Sheet Metal Workers.

Sheet Metal Workers

Sheet metal workers take pride in creating, installing and repairing sheet metal products such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts, roofs, siding and gutters. They also work with industrial and architectural sheet metal, and bend, cut, weld and attach pieces of metal to create a finished product.


+526.76% Higher than minimum wage!
Benefits do not come out of your check.

$69.98/hr total

Benefits are above & beyond hourly wage!
Featuring premium health insurance.


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Experienced Salary


Increased Job Outlook (2016-2026)

Skills Needed

  • Strong math
  • Reading
  • Spatial ability
  • Manual dexterity
  • Problem solving

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Industrial arts
  • Drafting
  • Computers

Education & Training

  • 5-year apprentice program
  • 9,000 hours of on-the-job training
  • 1,000 classroom hours

Work Conditions

  • Both indoor and outdoor
  • Nearly every building type

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