Tapers Salary Information

The salary statistics of tapers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of tapers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The tapers 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. Tapers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,270
25th Percentile Wage
$37,560
50th Percentile Wage
$51,620
75th Percentile Wage
$70,960
90th Percentile Wage
$92,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tapers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) tapers is $92,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,270. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 214% 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 tapers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,620
5.09% 12.26%
2016
$48,990
2.08% -
2015
$47,970
2.79% -
2014
$46,630
5.88% -
2013
$43,890
-3.19% -
2012
$45,290
- -

Table 2. Tapers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of tapers in 3 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 tapers occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $51,660. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $23,220).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$51,660
Manufacturing
$29,900
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,220

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Tapers by States

From the above tables we note that not only tapers 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 tapers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,610 to $87,060. The highest paying state for tapers is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $87,060. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $28,610. For more salary information of tapers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Hawaii
$87,060
Illinois
$84,740
Massachusetts
$66,090
Missouri
$65,060
Alaska
$61,390
New York
$60,980
Kentucky
$58,590
Connecticut
$58,310
California
$57,150
Iowa
$54,660
Pennsylvania
$54,350
Ohio
$53,520
Wisconsin
$52,920
Minnesota
$52,440
Oregon
$52,230
Washington
$51,100
Rhode Island
$50,770
Michigan
$50,500
Maine
$48,860
Colorado
$47,970
New Jersey
$47,140
Kansas
$46,930
Louisiana
$44,460
Indiana
$44,350
Vermont
$43,440
Nevada
$41,530
New Mexico
$41,430
Arizona
$41,100
Utah
$39,920
Nebraska
$39,850
Tennessee
$39,760
Maryland
$38,910
Virginia
$38,380
Oklahoma
$38,130
Texas
$37,370
Georgia
$37,260
Florida
$36,880
North Dakota
$35,900
South Dakota
$34,880
Arkansas
$32,770
North Carolina
$31,690
New Hampshire
$30,290
Idaho
$30,190
Montana
$28,610



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