What is the average salary for a Sewing Machine Operator?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Sewing Machine Operator is $23,400. Salaries start from $17,070 and go up to $33,740. Please note that the average salary for a Sewing Machine Operator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Sewing Machine Operators in United States earn:

$33,740
Senior

The top 25% of Sewing Machine Operators in United States earn:

$27,090
Experienced

The middle 50% of Sewing Machine Operators in United States earn:

$21,490
Junior

The bottom 25% of Sewing Machine Operators in United States earn:

$18,410
Starting

The bottom 10% of Sewing Machine Operators in United States earn:

$17,070

Historical salary

Sewing Machine Operator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alaska 34,620 1
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Delaware 29,950 2
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Connecticut 29,160 3
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nevada 29,100 4
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wisconsin 28,430 5
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Hampshire 28,000 6
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Washington 27,120 7
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Vermont 27,060 8
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Dakota 26,840 9
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Pennsylvania 26,010 10
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maryland 25,980 11
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maine 25,840 12
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Minnesota 25,810 13
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Illinois 25,450 14
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Ohio 25,270 15
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New York 24,880 16
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wyoming 24,830 17
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arizona 24,780 18
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Indiana 24,580 19
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oregon 24,490 20
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Colorado 24,180 21
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Georgia 24,140 22
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Iowa 24,070 23
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Utah 24,010 24
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Rhode Island 23,980 25
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Montana 23,860 26
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Massachusetts 23,860 27
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Jersey 23,810 28
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Carolina 23,770 29
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Florida 23,740 30
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Mississippi 23,700 31
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Michigan 23,480 32
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in United States 23,400 33
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Idaho 23,240 34
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kansas 22,910 35
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oklahoma 22,650 36
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nebraska 22,460 37
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Carolina 22,390 38
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Virginia 22,300 39
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Texas 22,300 40
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Hawaii 22,260 41
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in California 21,610 42
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Missouri 21,570 43
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Louisiana 21,480 44
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arkansas 21,400 45
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Dakota 21,180 46
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Tennessee 20,980 47
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kentucky 20,930 48
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in West Virginia 20,480 49
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alabama 20,480 50
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Mexico 20,300 51
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Puerto Rico 16,990 52

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics