Structural Metal Fabricators And Fitters

Training Requirements for Structural Metal Fabricators And Fitters

Structural metal fabricators and fitters need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Structural metal fabricators and fitters
Percent
Less than High School 15.2
High School 44.7
Some College 25.8
Associates Degree 9.2
Bachelors Degree 4.6
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Structural Metal Fabricators And Fitters

This represents about 79,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more structural metal fabricators and fitters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 14,000 more.

Typical Income for Structural Metal Fabricators And Fitters

Hourly Income

On average,structural metal fabricators and fitters make $19.23 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Structural metal fabricators and fitters $12.22 $14.80 $18.14 $22.83 $28.32
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Assemblers and fabricators $9.84 $11.65 $14.87 $19.10 $25.08
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, structural metal fabricators and fitters make $40,000 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Structural metal fabricators and fitters $25,410 $30,780 $37,730 $47,490 $58,900
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Assemblers and fabricators $20,470 $24,230 $30,930 $39,730 $52,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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