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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sheet metal workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Sheet metal workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sheet metal workers, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Sheet metal workers are paid most in Graham, Elk Plain & Prairie Ridge PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Midwest, Del & Oklahoma City (Northeast) Cities PUMA, OK.


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Demographic information on Sheet metal workers in the US. The average age of male Sheet metal workers in the workforce is 41.6 and of female Sheet metal workers is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sheet metal workers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Sheet metal workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Sheet metal workers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Sheet metal workers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Sheet metal workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sheet metal workers need many skills, but most especially Mathematics, Quality Control Analysis, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Sheet metal workers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Sheet metal workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Sheet metal workers are expected to see a growth of 8.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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