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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,590
25th Percentile Wage
$22,060
50th Percentile Wage
$26,890
75th Percentile Wage
$33,100
90th Percentile Wage
$39,960

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 $39,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,590. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 103% 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 textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,890
2.98% 10.56%
2016
$26,090
2.30% -
2015
$25,490
-0.39% -
2014
$25,590
2.46% -
2013
$24,960
3.65% -
2012
$24,050
- -

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 9 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 construction sector with an annual salary $34,980. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,520).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$34,980
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,080
Transportation and Warehousing
$28,320
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,470
Manufacturing
$27,180
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,100
Wholesale Trade
$24,670
Retail Trade
$23,000
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,520

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 $18,030 to $33,200. The highest paying state for textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders is Maine with a median annual salary of $33,200. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,030. 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
Maine
$33,200
New York
$32,950
Illinois
$32,470
Rhode Island
$32,380
Colorado
$32,270
Connecticut
$31,640
Massachusetts
$31,210
North Carolina
$30,080
Washington
$29,900
New Hampshire
$29,850
Michigan
$29,710
Ohio
$29,690
Indiana
$29,450
Iowa
$29,400
Minnesota
$29,180
New Jersey
$28,910
Pennsylvania
$28,850
Mississippi
$28,770
South Dakota
$28,720
Georgia
$28,190
Utah
$26,390
Virginia
$25,800
South Carolina
$25,700
Wisconsin
$25,680
Arizona
$25,370
California
$25,280
Tennessee
$25,010
Nebraska
$24,610
Oregon
$24,500
Maryland
$23,780
Missouri
$23,640
Florida
$23,400
Arkansas
$23,020
Oklahoma
$22,800
Louisiana
$22,340
Alabama
$22,260
Kentucky
$22,180
Texas
$22,170
Kansas
$19,110
Puerto Rico
$18,030



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