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Production Worker Helper Salary Information

The salary statistics of helpers--production workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of helpers--production workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The helpers--production workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Production Worker Helper Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$37,330
75th Percentile Wage
$30,000
50th Percentile Wage
$23,610
25th Percentile Wage
$19,440
10th Percentile Wage
$17,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for helpers--production workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) helpers--production workers is $37,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,470. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 113% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $23,610 1.94%
2013 $23,160 1.53%
2012 $22,810 1.29%
2011 $22,520 0.31%
2010 $22,450 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for helpers--production workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.17%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.53%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.29% in 2012 and a very small growth of 0.31% in 2011.

Table 4. Production Worker Helper Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of helpers--production workers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for helpers--production workers occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $31,220. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,390).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$31,220
Federal, State, and Local Government
$29,330
Mining
$29,050
Educational Services
$28,920
Accommodation and Food Services
$28,670
Construction
$27,280
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$27,060
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$25,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,070
Manufacturing
$25,070
Wholesale Trade
$23,570
Retail Trade
$23,540
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,950
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,800
Information
$20,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$20,530
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$19,780
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,390

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Helpers--Production Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only helpers--production workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of helpers--production workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,830 to $32,100. The highest paying state for helpers--production workers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $32,100. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $17,830. For more salary information of helpers--production workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$32,100
Wyoming
$31,780
Maryland
$29,620
Oregon
$28,460
Vermont
$27,910
North Dakota
$27,260
Connecticut
$26,780
Louisiana
$26,740
South Dakota
$26,740
Wisconsin
$26,540
Pennsylvania
$26,530
Idaho
$25,970
Ohio
$25,830
Kansas
$25,680
Oklahoma
$25,550
Washington
$25,300
Maine
$25,280
Iowa
$25,270
Virginia
$25,050
Colorado
$24,710
Indiana
$24,360
Illinois
$24,190
Delaware
$24,110
Michigan
$24,080
Massachusetts
$23,950
Nevada
$23,890
Arizona
$23,830
New Hampshire
$23,800
Utah
$23,760
Kentucky
$23,610
Florida
$23,480
Montana
$23,400
New York
$22,970
Mississippi
$22,850
Texas
$22,820
California
$22,810
West Virginia
$22,750
Tennessee
$22,560
New Mexico
$22,530
Nebraska
$22,500
Arkansas
$22,370
District of Columbia
$22,140
South Carolina
$22,120
Missouri
$22,050
North Carolina
$21,890
Georgia
$21,810
Alabama
$21,590
Minnesota
$21,400
New Jersey
$21,330
Hawaii
$20,680
Rhode Island
$19,820
Puerto Rico
$18,650
Guam
$17,830



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