Average Salary Range: $72,000 - $116,000*
A sheet metal journeyman (now journeyperson) is part of a highly skilled and diversified trade. In the shop and on the job site, sheet metal journeypersons are responsible for fabrication, welding, and assembly of HVAC systems, duct work, and architectural projects and building exteriors — all from raw materials.
Most people in the industry climb up through a SMART apprenticeship for four to five years and then enter the trade as a sheet metal journeyperson debt-free. For many, this job role is a launching pad that can take them in a number of career directions.
The sheet metal journeyperson job is ideal for someone who is:
Typical Benefits (May Vary)
Wages/Average Annual Base Compensation*
*SMACNA Wages Database