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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Tapers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,320
25th Percentile Wage
$36,690
50th Percentile Wage
$48,990
75th Percentile Wage
$68,750
90th Percentile Wage
$90,260

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 $90,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,320. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 207% 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 tapers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,9902.08%7.55%
201547,9702.79%-
201446,6305.88%-
201343,890-3.19%-
201245,290--

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 $49,040. 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
$49,040
Manufacturing
$25,400
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 $31,690 to $89,750. The highest paying state for tapers is Illinois with a median annual salary of $89,750. The lowest paying state is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $31,690. For more salary information of tapers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Illinois
$89,750
Hawaii
$86,160
Massachusetts
$73,140
New Hampshire
$71,360
Minnesota
$65,540
Missouri
$61,300
Kentucky
$57,840
New York
$56,780
Pennsylvania
$56,100
Connecticut
$55,800
Ohio
$53,880
California
$51,920
Wisconsin
$51,360
Washington
$51,100
Iowa
$48,950
Maine
$48,150
Michigan
$47,080
Kansas
$46,110
Colorado
$45,400
Louisiana
$44,460
Indiana
$43,530
Oregon
$41,740
Texas
$40,210
Utah
$40,040
Tennessee
$39,760
Arizona
$39,710
Nevada
$39,410
Nebraska
$38,420
Virginia
$38,380
Oklahoma
$38,130
Maryland
$37,920
Georgia
$37,260
New Jersey
$37,020
New Mexico
$36,990
North Dakota
$35,900
Montana
$35,130
Florida
$34,670
South Dakota
$33,480
Idaho
$33,390
Arkansas
$32,770
North Carolina
$31,690


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