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Office Machine Operator (Except Computer) Salary Information

The salary statistics of office machine operators (except computer) are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of office machine operators (except computer) within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The office machine operators (except computer) 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. Office Machine Operator (Except Computer) Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,340
25th Percentile Wage
$25,200
50th Percentile Wage
$31,360
75th Percentile Wage
$39,060
90th Percentile Wage
$48,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for office machine operators (except computer). The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) office machine operators (except computer) is $48,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,340. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 128% 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 office machine operators (except computer) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,360
2.87% 10.87%
2016
$30,460
4.76% -
2015
$29,010
1.72% -
2014
$28,510
1.44% -
2013
$28,100
0.53% -
2012
$27,950
- -

Table 2. Office Machine Operator (Except Computer) Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of office machine operators (except computer) 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 office machine operators (except computer) occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $51,710. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $26,750).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$51,710
Federal, State, and Local Government
$37,610
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,350
Educational Services
$34,910
Manufacturing
$34,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$33,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$33,530
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$33,400
Finance and Insurance
$32,420
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$31,780
Mining
$31,770
Retail Trade
$30,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,700
Wholesale Trade
$30,690
Information
$30,530
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$30,080
Health Care and Social Assistance
$28,990
Accommodation and Food Services
$28,580
Construction
$26,750

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Office Machine Operators (Except Computer) by States

From the above tables we note that not only office machine operators (except computer) 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 office machine operators (except computer) in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,810 to $41,310. The highest paying state for office machine operators (except computer) is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $41,310. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,810. For more salary information of office machine operators (except computer) profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$41,310
Illinois
$38,830
Massachusetts
$36,930
Alaska
$36,410
Connecticut
$36,280
Maryland
$36,040
Colorado
$35,280
Hawaii
$34,730
Virginia
$34,480
Rhode Island
$34,350
Minnesota
$34,250
California
$34,230
Arizona
$34,050
New York
$33,690
Washington
$33,390
Nevada
$32,990
Indiana
$32,720
Delaware
$32,680
Georgia
$32,380
Iowa
$32,310
Oregon
$31,860
Nebraska
$31,600
Michigan
$31,210
Maine
$30,970
New Mexico
$30,490
Pennsylvania
$30,410
Louisiana
$30,110
Mississippi
$30,060
Texas
$30,030
New Hampshire
$30,010
New Jersey
$29,890
Wisconsin
$29,640
Kansas
$29,270
Missouri
$29,020
North Carolina
$28,990
Kentucky
$28,890
Florida
$28,830
North Dakota
$28,480
Utah
$28,060
West Virginia
$27,860
Oklahoma
$27,680
Ohio
$27,410
Montana
$27,370
Alabama
$27,260
Idaho
$26,200
Vermont
$25,570
Tennessee
$25,370
South Carolina
$24,880
Arkansas
$24,360
Wyoming
$23,680
South Dakota
$23,460
Puerto Rico
$19,810



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