Tapers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of tapers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare tapers salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Tapers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tapers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) tapers is $41,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid tapers is $24,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tapers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
15.05% 6.29%
-10.31% -
- -

Compare Tapers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of tapers in two industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. For detailed tapers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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