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Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information

The salary statistics of textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 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. Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,060
25th Percentile Wage
$21,410
50th Percentile Wage
$26,090
75th Percentile Wage
$31,890
90th Percentile Wage
$39,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders is $39,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,060. 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 109% 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 textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,0902.30%7.82%
201525,490-0.39%-
201425,5902.46%-
201324,9603.65%-
201224,050--

Table 2. Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders in 5 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 textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $27,470. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $21,340).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,470
Manufacturing
$26,670
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,970
Retail Trade
$22,640
Wholesale Trade
$21,340

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders by States

From the above tables we note that not only textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 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 textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,160 to $32,270. The highest paying state for textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders is Colorado with a median annual salary of $32,270. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,160. For more salary information of textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Colorado
$32,270
Maine
$31,830
Illinois
$31,730
Indiana
$30,710
North Carolina
$29,790
Pennsylvania
$29,750
New York
$29,720
New Hampshire
$29,660
Minnesota
$29,210
Mississippi
$29,150
Massachusetts
$28,870
Georgia
$28,580
Washington
$28,010
Ohio
$27,940
Virginia
$27,910
Michigan
$27,770
Connecticut
$26,060
Utah
$25,970
South Carolina
$25,650
Wisconsin
$25,530
Florida
$25,240
Arizona
$24,810
California
$24,780
Louisiana
$24,760
Tennessee
$24,720
New Jersey
$24,280
Oregon
$24,190
Alabama
$23,910
Missouri
$22,720
Iowa
$22,320
Oklahoma
$22,300
Arkansas
$22,230
Kentucky
$21,830
Rhode Island
$21,780
Maryland
$21,370
Texas
$20,780
Kansas
$19,170
Puerto Rico
$18,160


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