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 $44,590
Maine $36,870
Connecticut $36,670
North Dakota $36,670
District of Columbia $36,350
Colorado $36,080
Rhode Island $36,060
Massachusetts $35,890
Washington $35,710
New York $34,510
Montana $33,900
Delaware $33,560
Minnesota $31,500
Oregon $31,260
California $30,470
Wisconsin $30,190
Hawaii $29,990
New Hampshire $29,900
Nevada $29,800
Illinois $29,780
Indiana $29,760
Ohio $29,690
South Carolina $29,690
South Dakota $29,690
Vermont $29,690
Nebraska $29,680
Michigan $29,610
New Mexico $29,570
Arizona $29,420
Utah $29,420
North Carolina $29,330
Wyoming $29,290
New Jersey $29,250
Virginia $29,210
Pennsylvania $29,180
Iowa $29,020
Kansas $28,950
Mississippi $28,850
Oklahoma $28,680
Maryland $28,530
Florida $28,350
Missouri $28,080
Georgia $27,990
Tennessee $27,980
Arkansas $27,590
Kentucky $26,830
Idaho $26,680
Texas $26,010
Louisiana $24,990
West Virginia $23,840
Alabama $23,390
Puerto Rico $17,370

How do sewing machine operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Sewing machine operators earn about the same as related careers in Mississippi. On average, they make less than metal workers but more than tailors.

Career Median Salary
Metal worker salary $30K
Nail technician salary $28K
Molding and casting worker salary $31K
Sewer salary $36K
Machine feeder salary $29K
Sewing machine operator salary $29K
Hairdresser salary $23K
Hand polishing worker salary $24K
Tailor salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)