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Textile Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information

The salary statistics of textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of textile machine setters, operators, and tenders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The textile 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 Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,720
25th Percentile Wage
$23,610
50th Percentile Wage
$28,010
75th Percentile Wage
$32,680
90th Percentile Wage
$38,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for textile machine setters, operators, and tenders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is $38,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,720. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 87% 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 machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,010
2.68% 8.89%
2016
$27,260
2.09% -
2015
$26,690
1.54% -
2014
$26,280
1.75% -
2013
$25,820
1.16% -
2012
$25,520
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Table 2. Textile Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in 10 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 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 $19,510).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$34,980
Retail Trade
$31,770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,630
Transportation and Warehousing
$29,980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,140
Manufacturing
$28,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$27,770
Wholesale Trade
$25,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,000
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,510



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