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Helper Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$26,000
$16,000
$26,000
$44,000
Helpers in the United States make an average salary of $26,932 per year or $12.95 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $16,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $44,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Oregon, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada provide the highest helper salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Sparks, NV
$32,794
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Map of Helper Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Helper Salary By Location

While a helper can average a salary of $26,932 per year, or $12.95 per hour, there are many opportunities for helpers to make more. For example, in Redmond, WA you might make $33,903 per year. Other high-paying locations include Sparks, NV, Clearfield, UT and Fontana, CA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Redmond, WA where the average starting salary is $21,000. The highest paying states for helpers include Oregon, Alaska and Washington. Meanwhile, Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$33,903
$34k
Sparks, NV
Sparks, NV
$32,794
$33k
Clearfield, UT
Clearfield, UT
$30,938
$31k
Bozeman, MT
Bozeman, MT
$30,343
$30k
$29,926
$30k
Loveland, CO
Loveland, CO
$29,202
$29k
Plainfield, NJ
Plainfield, NJ
$28,398
$28k

High Paying Helper Jobs

Average Helper Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Jefferson Parish Public Schools and San Francisco Unified School District as they offer the highest salaries for helpers.

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Helper Salary History

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    Average Helper Pay By Industry

    The salary for a helper can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for helpers tend to be found in manufacturing, construction, and energy companies. In fact, helpers can make a yearly salary of $27,343 while working for manufacturing companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $27,343
    $27k
    Construction
    Construction
    $27,239
    $27k
    Energy
    Energy
    $27,161
    $27k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $27,068
    $27k
    Retail
    Retail
    $26,780
    $27k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $25,969
    $26k
    Professional
    Professional
    $25,832
    $26k

    Recently Added Helper Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Laborer/Helper
    Laborer/Helper
    Opelousas, LA
    Opelousas, LA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/30/2020
    Miscellaneous Location Helper
    Miscellaneous Location Helper
    Belleville, IL
    Belleville, IL
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $41,030
    $41,030
    10/29/2020
    Utility Helper
    Utility Helper
    Richmond, IN
    Richmond, IN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/27/2020
    Facilities Helper
    Facilities Helper
    North Kingstown, RI
    North Kingstown, RI
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/24/2020
    Yard Helper
    Yard Helper
    Opelousas, LA
    Opelousas, LA
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/22/2020
    TPI Staffing
    TPI Staffing
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    Helper
    Helper
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/22/2020
    1St. Shift Rework/Helper
    1St. Shift Rework/Helper
    Clarksville, TN
    Clarksville, TN
    10/17/2020
    10/17/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/17/2020
    Route Helper
    Route Helper
    Sacramento, CA
    Sacramento, CA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/16/2020
    Summer Helper
    Summer Helper
    Neenah, WI
    Neenah, WI
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/16/2020
    Concrete Helper
    Concrete Helper
    Huntsville, AL
    Huntsville, AL
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $22,957
    $22,957
    10/14/2020