Sheet Metal Personnel / HR Manager

Average Salary Range: $72,000 - $80,000*

Sheet metal personnel managers are integral to the employment process, having a hand in recruitment and retention, and managing the hours of employees in the office, shop, and field.

From providing new member orientations and giving an overview of company rules to handling employee files and reviews, personnel and HR managers make employees within the sheet metal industry feel welcome and help them align with a company’s mission, vision, and values. 

Key Skills

The sheet metal personnel and HR manager roles are ideal for someone who is:

  • Organized
  • Compassionate
  • Service-oriented
  • An excellent communicator
  • Familiar with account management
  • Able to work in fast-paced, detail-oriented environments and prioritize workflow according to both urgency and importance


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous human resources work experience, 2-3 years is desired
  • General understanding of all major U.S. federal employment laws

Typical Benefits (May Vary)

  • Health insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • 401(k)
  • Expense account
  • Vehicle or car allowance

Average Annual Base Compensation*

  • $72,000 to $80,000

*Based on data from various career salary sites

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