Metal worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Metal worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Maine $50,910
Montana $47,330
Hawaii $44,140
Nebraska $42,130
Massachusetts $38,590
Maryland $38,160
Washington $37,660
Illinois $37,460
Minnesota $37,460
Delaware $37,400
Oregon $37,400
North Dakota $37,360
Wyoming $37,330
Iowa $37,270
Indiana $37,270
Arizona $37,150
Wisconsin $37,120
Louisiana $36,930
Rhode Island $36,870
New Hampshire $36,840
Missouri $36,810
Pennsylvania $36,810
West Virginia $36,710
Utah $36,650
Colorado $36,590
Connecticut $36,590
Nevada $36,520
South Carolina $36,390
Kentucky $36,360
New York $36,360
Ohio $36,200
California $35,930
Georgia $35,660
Arkansas $34,710
New Jersey $33,490
Alabama $30,770
Tennessee $30,750
North Carolina $30,680
Michigan $30,630
Oklahoma $30,390
Florida $30,360
Virginia $30,300
Kansas $30,280
South Dakota $30,280
Texas $29,760
Vermont $29,610
Mississippi $29,570
New Mexico $29,420
Idaho $29,240
Puerto Rico $22,570

How do metal worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Metal workers earn about the same as related careers in Louisiana. On average, they make less than riggers but more than log graders.

Career Median Salary
Rigger salary $37K
Drill press operator salary $37K
Faller salary $33K
Logging worker salary $33K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $37K
Metal worker salary $37K
Drywall installer salary $38K
Furniture finisher salary $36K
Construction worker salary $35K
Log grader salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)