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 about the same as related careers in New York. On average, they make less than quarry rock splitters but more than nail technicians.

Career Median Salary
Quarry rock splitter salary $33K
Drill press operator salary $31K
Metal worker salary $29K
Machine feeder salary $29K
Hairdresser salary $25K
Sewing machine operator salary $26K
Hand sewer salary $29K
Dyeing machine operator salary $27K
Nail technician salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)