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Sheet Metal Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be sheet metal workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking3.123
Reading Comprehension32.62
Time Management32.88
Speaking32.88
Mathematics33.25

Sheet Metal Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be sheet metal workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Near Vision3.753.38
Multilimb Coordination3.53
Visualization3.54
Information Ordering3.383
Trunk Strength3.253.25

Sheet Metal Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be sheet metal workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Mechanical4.014.23
Mathematics3.743.39
Building and Construction3.583.94
Administration and Management3.392.96
English Language3.272.65

Sheet Metal Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being sheet metal workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information3.963.05
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates3.864.12
Handling and Moving Objects3.845.33
Performing General Physical Activities3.835.6
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material3.793.81

Sheet Metal Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being sheet metal workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.39
Dependability4.34
Cooperation3.97
Initiative3.82
Integrity3.8

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Sheet Metal Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Sheet Metal Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington3,650 $34,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3,260 $53,440
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land3,140 $46,670
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue2,810 $65,290
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale2,690 $44,070
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2,440 $40,900
Oklahoma City2,390 $52,110
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood2,170 $47,850
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell1,970 $44,650
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson1,820 $49,920

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to sheet metal workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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