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How Much Does a Student Worker Earn In The United States?

Student Worker Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$22,000
$16,000
$22,000
$30,000
Student workers in the United States make an average salary of $22,697 per year or $10.91 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 $30,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, and Maryland provide the highest student worker salaries.
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Where Student Workers Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Student Workers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Massachusetts and Minnesota, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for student workers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Nebraska, Alabama, and Mississippi.
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1. Santa Rosa, CA
$36,250
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k
2. Waltham, MA
$33,119
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k
$30,151
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k
$29,659
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k
5. Albany, NY
$29,603
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k
6. Salt Lake City, UT
$28,144
Avg. Salary
$16k
$44k

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Which Companies Pay Student Workers The Most?

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 Santa Rosa High School and Visalia Unified School District as they offer the highest salaries for student workers.
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Student Worker Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Student Worker Salaries

    The salary for a student worker can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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