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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Office Machine Operator (Except Computer) Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,530
25th Percentile Wage
$24,340
50th Percentile Wage
$30,460
75th Percentile Wage
$38,470
90th Percentile Wage
$48,240

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 $48,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,530. 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 134% 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 office machine operators (except computer) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,4604.76%8.24%
201529,0101.72%-
201428,5101.44%-
201328,1000.53%-
201227,950--

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

The average salaries of office machine operators (except computer) in 18 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 $49,940. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $26,710).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$49,940
Accommodation and Food Services
$43,180
Federal, State, and Local Government
$37,630
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,150
Educational Services
$34,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$34,200
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$32,810
Finance and Insurance
$32,210
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,120
Manufacturing
$31,090
Wholesale Trade
$30,740
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$30,540
Information
$29,660
Construction
$29,220
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,080
Health Care and Social Assistance
$28,590
Retail Trade
$26,710

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 $20,450 to $45,950. The highest paying state for office machine operators (except computer) is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $45,950. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,450. 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
Hawaii
$45,950
Alaska
$39,940
Nebraska
$39,250
District of Columbia
$38,330
Washington
$37,600
Massachusetts
$37,170
Illinois
$35,540
Colorado
$34,930
Nevada
$34,430
New York
$34,390
Rhode Island
$34,350
Maryland
$34,130
Connecticut
$33,870
Delaware
$33,740
Indiana
$33,000
Arizona
$32,960
Minnesota
$32,580
Oregon
$32,230
California
$31,800
Iowa
$30,960
Georgia
$30,820
Missouri
$30,680
Virginia
$30,300
Texas
$30,290
Wisconsin
$30,080
Louisiana
$29,960
Maine
$28,830
North Carolina
$28,510
New Jersey
$28,480
New Hampshire
$28,340
Oklahoma
$28,210
Kansas
$28,140
Pennsylvania
$28,070
Utah
$27,930
Michigan
$27,480
Kentucky
$27,430
South Dakota
$27,250
Tennessee
$26,760
Ohio
$26,750
Wyoming
$26,730
Montana
$26,720
Florida
$26,640
West Virginia
$26,240
North Dakota
$26,110
South Carolina
$25,350
Vermont
$24,530
New Mexico
$24,520
Alabama
$24,490
Mississippi
$24,460
Arkansas
$24,010
Idaho
$23,570
Puerto Rico
$20,450


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