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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,800
25th Percentile Wage
$24,980
50th Percentile Wage
$32,400
75th Percentile Wage
$41,470
90th Percentile Wage
$53,180

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 $53,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,800. 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 155% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,4003.95%6.73%
201531,1200.06%-
201431,1002.89%-
201330,200-0.07%-
201230,220--

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers 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 miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $51,050. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $25,180).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,050
Federal, State, and Local Government
$49,460
Accommodation and Food Services
$46,240
Educational Services
$41,220
Wholesale Trade
$36,950
Transportation and Warehousing
$36,830
Manufacturing
$33,320
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,690
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,780
Retail Trade
$30,230
Construction
$29,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$28,590
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,450
Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,180


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