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Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings 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. Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,100
25th Percentile Wage
$25,480
50th Percentile Wage
$32,670
75th Percentile Wage
$41,250
90th Percentile Wage
$53,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers is $53,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,100. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 151% 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 miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,670
0.83% 7.50%
2016
$32,400
3.95% -
2015
$31,120
0.06% -
2014
$31,100
2.89% -
2013
$30,200
-0.07% -
2012
$30,220
- -

Table 2. Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers in 16 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 miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $61,670. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,300).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$61,670
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,140
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,390
Accommodation and Food Services
$48,130
Educational Services
$42,550
Transportation and Warehousing
$36,700
Construction
$33,920
Manufacturing
$33,490
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$32,620
Wholesale Trade
$30,510
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,340
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$28,620
Retail Trade
$27,980
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,530
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$24,350
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,300



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