Sewing Machine Operator

Sewing Machine Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$18,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$33,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Medline Industries
Highest Paying City
Los Angeles, CA
Highest Paying State
Illinois
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a sewing machine operator make?
Sewing Machine Operators in the US make on average $24,963 annually or $12.0 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $33,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $18,000. Most Sewing Machine Operator jobs are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Alaska are some of the states with the best Sewing Machine Operator salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Sewing Machine Operator is 5.0 years.
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$34,129
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$32,044

Average Sewing Machine Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Sewing Machine Operator in the United States is $24,963 per year or $12.0 per hour. Los Angeles, CA reports the highest annual salary for Sewing Machine Operators at 24,568. Not only that, Los Angeles, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $17,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Sewing Machine Operator salaries are Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Alaska. North Carolina, Arkansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$24,568
$24,568
2
2
Port Chester, NY
Port Chester, NY
$24,531
$24,531
3
3
Newark, DE
Newark, DE
$22,760
$22,760
4
4
Reading, PA
Reading, PA
$22,750
$22,750
5
5
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$22,567
$22,567

Map of Sewing Machine Operator Salaries

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

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Average Sewing Machine Operator Salary By Company

Sewing Machine Operator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Medline Industries and LION.COM are the best paying companies for Sewing Machine Operators. If you can find a job at a company like Wastequip or Textron, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Sewing Machine Operators.

Sewing Machine Operator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Sewing Machine Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Choice1Temps.com
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator, 2Nd Shift
03/06/2020
$28,175
Volt Workforce Solutions
Sewing Machine Operator/Materials Handler
03/05/2020
$31,305
Temp Sewing Machine Operator (2ND Shift)
03/03/2020
$22,936
Spherion
Sewing Machine Operator
03/02/2020
$25,044
Adecco Staffing
Sewing Machine Operator
02/29/2020
$23,437
Randstad
Sewing Machine Operator
02/26/2020
$25,044
Randstad
Sewing Machine Operator
02/26/2020
$21,914
Randstad
Sewing Machine Operator
02/26/2020
$31,305
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
02/24/2020
$24,564
Peckham, Inc.
Apparel Sewing Machine Operator
02/22/2020
$20,870
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