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How Much Does an Applicator Earn In The United States?

Applicator Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$24,000
$31,000
$42,000
The average applicator makes about $31,920 per year. That's $15.35 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $24,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $42,000. Many of applicators seem to be drawn to manufacturing and construction companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case applicators tend to work at construction, manufacturing, and non profits companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, Rhode Island and Connecticut pay applicators the highest salaries.
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Where Applicators Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where applicators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Applicators Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for applicators. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Location
1. Philadelphia, PA
$33,223
Avg. Salary
$24k
$40k
2. Yakima, WA
$29,933
Avg. Salary
$24k
$40k
3. Macon, GA
$29,918
Avg. Salary
$24k
$40k
4. West Jordan, UT
$29,379
Avg. Salary
$24k
$40k
5. Corpus Christi, TX
$28,213
Avg. Salary
$24k
$40k

High Paying Applicator Jobs

Which Companies Pay Applicators The Most?

To earn a high income as an applicator, working for Constructor or Standard Drywall might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like FL Crane & Sons and ManpowerGroup report highly competitive wages for applicators.
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$26k
$36k
$31,911
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$26k
$36k
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$26k
$36k
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$26k
$36k

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Applicator Salary History

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    How Much Do Applicators Make In Different Industries?

    Applicator salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with construction, manufacturing, and non profits companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an applicator can make a yearly salary of $32,425 while working for construction companies. All the while, other applicators are making $31,798 at manufacturing companies and $31,621 at non profits companies. One industry applicators may want to avoid is the health care industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $29,574.
    1. Construction
    $32,425
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k
    2. Manufacturing
    $31,798
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k
    3. Non Profits
    $31,621
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k
    4. Agriculture
    $31,451
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k
    5. Utilities
    $30,548
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k
    6. Health Care
    $29,574
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $36k

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