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Machine Feeders and Offbearers Salary Information

The salary statistics of machine feeders and offbearers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of machine feeders and offbearers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The machine feeders and offbearers 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. Machine Feeders and Offbearers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,340
25th Percentile Wage
$23,140
50th Percentile Wage
$28,510
75th Percentile Wage
$36,820
90th Percentile Wage
$45,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for machine feeders and offbearers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) machine feeders and offbearers is $45,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,340. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 125% 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 machine feeders and offbearers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,510
0.35% 4.88%
2016
$28,410
-3.63% -
2015
$29,440
0.51% -
2014
$29,290
3.35% -
2013
$28,310
4.20% -
2012
$27,120
- -

Table 2. Machine Feeders and Offbearers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of machine feeders and offbearers in 14 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 machine feeders and offbearers occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $39,370. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $18,980).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$39,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$31,860
Transportation and Warehousing
$31,790
Retail Trade
$31,460
Mining
$31,130
Manufacturing
$28,800
Wholesale Trade
$26,080
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$25,620
Information
$25,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$25,390
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,750
Federal, State, and Local Government
$23,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,900
Health Care and Social Assistance
$18,980

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Machine Feeders and Offbearers by States

From the above tables we note that not only machine feeders and offbearers 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 machine feeders and offbearers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,100 to $44,600. The highest paying state for machine feeders and offbearers is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $44,600. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $19,100. For more salary information of machine feeders and offbearers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Mexico
$44,600
Louisiana
$41,150
Wyoming
$37,070
Minnesota
$36,950
Washington
$36,900
New Hampshire
$36,150
Idaho
$35,150
Nebraska
$34,520
Michigan
$34,440
Illinois
$34,050
North Dakota
$33,670
Pennsylvania
$31,450
Missouri
$30,910
Utah
$30,890
Hawaii
$30,540
Arizona
$30,300
Iowa
$30,260
Delaware
$29,690
Massachusetts
$29,580
Wisconsin
$29,490
Oregon
$29,440
Vermont
$29,150
Connecticut
$28,840
Alabama
$28,620
Tennessee
$28,270
Texas
$28,120
Virginia
$28,020
New York
$27,980
Georgia
$27,870
South Carolina
$27,730
California
$27,730
Colorado
$27,630
Florida
$27,450
Maryland
$27,410
Indiana
$27,150
Kentucky
$26,550
Nevada
$26,430
Maine
$26,200
Kansas
$26,050
North Carolina
$25,840
Ohio
$24,930
New Jersey
$24,870
Arkansas
$24,440
Mississippi
$24,440
South Dakota
$24,400
Oklahoma
$24,040
Rhode Island
$23,470
West Virginia
$22,600
Puerto Rico
$22,220
Alaska
$21,260
Montana
$19,100



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