Metal worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Metal worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $30,550
Arkansas $33,870
Arizona $30,850
California $32,420
Colorado $26,280
Connecticut $32,360
Delaware $39,890
Florida $30,110
Georgia $31,740
Hawaii $44,140
Iowa $30,650
Idaho $32,180
Illinois $34,000
Indiana $31,680
Kansas $32,097
Kentucky $33,290
Louisiana $25,560
Massachusetts $34,870
Maryland $41,920
Maine $38,730
Michigan $30,310
Minnesota $35,880
Missouri $29,990
Mississippi $31,150
Montana $28,800
North Carolina $30,570
North Dakota $30,730
Nebraska $32,170
New Hampshire $33,720
New Jersey $33,640
New Mexico $27,460
Nevada $34,670
New York $29,420
Ohio $29,850
Oklahoma $28,450
Oregon $33,840
Pennsylvania $31,660
Puerto Rico $20,240
Rhode Island $26,750
South Carolina $31,810
South Dakota $31,000
Tennessee $32,330
Texas $27,960
Utah $36,500
Virginia $38,210
Vermont $30,670
Washington $35,350
Wisconsin $33,070
West Virginia $31,710
Wyoming $37,200

How do metal worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Metal workers earn 9% less than similar careers in Iowa. On average, they make less than metal casters but more than sewing machine operators.

Career Median Salary
Metal caster salary $39K
Molding and casting worker salary $37K
Fork lift operator salary $37K
Welder salary $37K
Machine assembler salary $36K
Metal worker salary $31K
Hand polishing worker salary $30K
Sewing machine operator salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)