Sewing machine operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sewing machine operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $39,810
Alabama $23,450
Arkansas $22,950
Arizona $26,810
California $24,750
Colorado $26,850
Connecticut $33,580
District of Columbia $35,150
Delaware $26,270
Florida $25,110
Georgia $23,730
Hawaii $24,570
Iowa $28,230
Idaho $24,900
Illinois $27,690
Indiana $27,300
Kansas $28,530
Kentucky $21,790
Louisiana $24,090
Massachusetts $29,860
Maryland $25,070
Maine $28,520
Michigan $25,640
Minnesota $28,610
Missouri $23,030
Mississippi $26,870
Montana $27,210
North Carolina $25,890
North Dakota $25,980
Nebraska $24,050
New Hampshire $29,560
New Jersey $22,240
New Mexico $22,210
Nevada $28,660
New York $25,920
Ohio $24,580
Oklahoma $22,290
Oregon $27,350
Pennsylvania $26,670
Puerto Rico $17,880
Rhode Island $28,470
South Carolina $22,930
South Dakota $27,120
Tennessee $23,430
Texas $22,870
Utah $27,500
Virginia $24,420
Vermont $26,030
Washington $30,660
Wisconsin $27,930
West Virginia $23,910
Wyoming $28,420

How do sewing machine operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Sewing machine operators earn 7% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than hand sewers but more than models.

Career Median Salary
Hand sewer salary $30K
Dyeing machine operator salary $29K
Machine feeder salary $29K
Nail technician salary $30K
Hairdresser salary $29K
Sewing machine operator salary $26K
Model salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)