How much does a Sheetmetal Mechanic III make in the United States? The average Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary in the United States is $58,829 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $50,541 and $67,692. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salary $42,995 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salary $50,541 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salary $58,829 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salary $67,692 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Sheetmetal Mechanic III Salary $75,761 US April 24, 2024
25% $50,541 10% $42,995 90% $75,761 75% $67,692 $58,829 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Coaching: Coaching is a form of development in which an experienced person, called a coach, supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training and guidance.

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Installation: The action or process of installing someone or something, or of being installed. the act of installing the state of being installed, something that is installed for use.

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Production Process: A production process is a method of using economic input or resources, like labor, capital equipment or land, to provide goods and services to consumers.

Coaching 4.76%
Installation 9.52%
Production Process 4.76%
Others 80.96%

Job Description for Sheetmetal Mechanic III

Sheetmetal Mechanic III sets up and operates machines such as drill presses, punch presses, saws, shears, bending rolls, brakes, grinders, and numerical control equipment to shape and alter sheetmetal according to specifications. Follows blueprints, rough sketches, or engineer drawings to shape metal accurately. Being a Sheetmetal Mechanic III uses hand and power tools to shape, cut, and smooth metal and to blend seams. May set up and operate soldering and welding equipment. Additionally, Sheetmetal Mechanic III typically requires a high school diploma. Typically requires a Sheetmetal Apprenticeship. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Sheetmetal Mechanic III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Sheetmetal Mechanic III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Sheetmetal Mechanic III

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Sheetmetal Mechanic III, the first career path typically progresses to Machine Operator Supervisor.

The second career path typically starts with a Machinist IV position, and then progresses to Machine Shop Production Supervisor I.

The third career path typically progresses to Computer Numeric Controlled Machine Operator III.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Packaging Supervisor position, and then progresses to Packaging Manager.

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Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Sheetmetal Mechanic III, the highest Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Sheetmetal Mechanic III salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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