Sheet Metal Working Requirements
Table of Contents
Sheet metal workers typically complete formal apprenticeship programs (four to five years) or learn through on-the-job training. Apprentices learn safety procedures, algebra, trigonometry, physics, mechanical drawing, blueprint reading, welding, sheet metal installation, and sheet metal fabrication. Sheet metal workers must stay up-to-date on the current advancements in the field and often complete additional training throughout their careers.
Sheet Metal Working Careers
The career trajectory of people with a Sheet Metal Working degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Sheet Metal Working degrees have experience in is Restaurant Cook, followed by Sheet Metal Worker, Electronic Equipment Assembler, Crane Operator, Project Manager, Woodworker, Food Preparation Worker, and Food Server.
|Career||% of graduates||% of population||Multiple|
|Sheet Metal Worker||25.3%||0.0%||688.7×|
|Electronic Equipment Assembler||25.2%||0.1%||349.8×|
|Food Preparation Worker||NA||NA||NA|
Sheet Metal Working Salary
Sheet Metal Working graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.
|Percentile||Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)|
|25th (bottom earners)||-|
|Median (average earners)||-|
|75th (top earners)||-|
Sheet Metal Working Underemployment
Sheet Metal Working graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.
|Employment Type||Proportion of graduates|
|We are still collecting information for this degree|