• Sheet Metal Workers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 39,820
    $26,690 range bar $60,860
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Sheet metal workers make or install products made from thin metal sheets such as the ducts used for heating and air conditioning.

What do they typically do

  • Fabricate or alter parts at construction sites
  • Select types of sheet metal or nonmetallic material
  • Convert blueprints into shop drawings to be followed in the construction or assembly of sheet metal products
  • Install metal sheets with supportive frameworks
  • Fasten seams or joints by welding, bolting, riveting, or soldering
  • Drill holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets
  • Maneuver large sheet metal parts to be installed, and anchor the parts
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 411

Job Listings

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Field Installer, HVAC Sheet Metal Installer (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Installer), Sheet Metal Fabricator, Sheet Metal Installer, Sheet Metal Layout Mechanic, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Sheet Metal Worker
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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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