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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Production Worker Helper Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,090
25th Percentile Wage
$21,830
50th Percentile Wage
$26,070
75th Percentile Wage
$32,730
90th Percentile Wage
$39,680

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 $39,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,090. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 107% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of helpers--production workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,070
4.76% 12.50%
2016
$24,830
3.50% -
2015
$23,960
1.46% -
2014
$23,610
1.91% -
2013
$23,160
1.51% -
2012
$22,810
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Table 2. Production Worker Helper Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of helpers--production workers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. 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 $38,240. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $21,410).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$38,240
Mining
$32,640
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,370
Construction
$31,270
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$29,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,000
Educational Services
$28,910
Transportation and Warehousing
$28,250
Manufacturing
$27,690
Wholesale Trade
$27,060
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$26,950
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,070
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,660
Retail Trade
$25,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$24,180
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$24,040
Information
$23,880
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,410

Table 3. 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 $18,710 to $42,460. The highest paying state for helpers--production workers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $42,460. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,710. For more salary information of helpers--production workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$42,460
North Dakota
$34,790
South Dakota
$32,450
Kansas
$31,890
Wyoming
$31,790
Connecticut
$31,750
Alaska
$31,740
Oregon
$31,440
Washington
$30,400
Maine
$30,200
Nebraska
$29,980
Montana
$29,160
Wisconsin
$29,050
Louisiana
$28,990
Maryland
$28,850
Ohio
$28,800
Colorado
$28,600
Delaware
$28,490
Iowa
$28,380
Illinois
$28,370
Pennsylvania
$28,310
New Hampshire
$28,260
Vermont
$28,200
Oklahoma
$28,160
Missouri
$27,960
Idaho
$27,570
Mississippi
$27,410
Kentucky
$26,970
New York
$26,660
Texas
$26,450
New Jersey
$26,310
Indiana
$26,190
Arizona
$25,940
Minnesota
$25,770
Massachusetts
$25,740
California
$25,380
Virginia
$25,270
Tennessee
$24,800
West Virginia
$24,670
Michigan
$24,530
Nevada
$24,210
Alabama
$24,090
North Carolina
$24,000
New Mexico
$23,840
Hawaii
$23,770
Georgia
$23,740
Florida
$23,640
Utah
$23,630
Arkansas
$23,400
South Carolina
$23,340
Rhode Island
$23,310
Guam
$22,950
Puerto Rico
$18,710



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