Sheet Metal Contractor President / CEO

Average Salary Range: $159,000 - $230,000+*

Job Description:

The president or CEO of a sheet metal company is responsible for overall business growth and staff management. While the title for the second person in the ownership hierarchy changes from contractor to contractor, the #2 person in charge:

  • Helps establish goals for business growth
  • Develops policies/procedures that align with the company‚Äôs mission, vision, and values
  • Actively grows the business while managing staff

Key Skills

The sheet metal contractor president or CEO job is ideal for someone who is:

  • Strategic
  • Solution-oriented
  • Cost-conscious
  • Business-minded
  • Experienced in leadership, management, sales/business, communication, problem solving


  • There is no right path for the president or CEO position. However, sheet metal industry experience and the key skills listed are useful.
  • Relevant work experience

Typical Benefits (may vary)

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

Average Annual Base Compensation*

  • $159,000 to $230,000

*2018 SMACNA Financial Survey. Ranges based on compensation data across geographic locations. Salary and benefit information should be used as a guide. Actual compensation is influenced by location, company, and experience and benefits can vary.

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