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What is the average salary for Sewing Machine Operators in the United States?

Sewing Machine Operators earn an average hourly wage of $11.54. Hourly wages typically start from $8.33 and go up to $16.77. Sewing Machine Operators earn an average salary of $23,990 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,330 and go up to $34,880.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Sewing Machine Operator job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Highest

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

$16.77 an hour $34,880 per year
Senior

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

$13.45 an hour $27,970 per year
Experienced

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

$10.54 an hour $21,920 per year
Junior

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

$8.95 an hour $18,610 per year
Starting

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

$8.33 an hour $17,330 per year

Historical salary for Sewing Machine Operators in the United States

Sewing Machine Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alaska $18.50 $38,480 # 1
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Connecticut $15.42 $32,060 # 2
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Washington $14.03 $29,180 # 3
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Hampshire $13.76 $28,620 # 4
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wisconsin $13.63 $28,350 # 5
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nevada $13.60 $28,290 # 6
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Minnesota $13.24 $27,540 # 7
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oregon $13.01 $27,050 # 8
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Massachusetts $12.96 $26,950 # 9
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arizona $12.81 $26,630 # 10
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Dakota $12.78 $26,580 # 11
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Delaware $12.71 $26,430 # 12
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maine $12.57 $26,150 # 13
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Iowa $12.56 $26,120 # 14
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kansas $12.48 $25,970 # 15
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Vermont $12.42 $25,830 # 16
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maryland $12.42 $25,820 # 17
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $12.34 $25,660 # 18
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Ohio $12.33 $25,640 # 19
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Hawaii $12.32 $25,620 # 20
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wyoming $12.32 $25,620 # 21
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Colorado $12.28 $25,550 # 22
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Tennessee $12.17 $25,320 # 23
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Mississippi $12.10 $25,170 # 24
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Georgia $11.92 $24,790 # 25
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Jersey $11.91 $24,780 # 26
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Illinois $11.90 $24,760 # 27
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Indiana $11.88 $24,710 # 28
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Rhode Island $11.88 $24,710 # 29
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Michigan $11.88 $24,710 # 30
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Montana $11.84 $24,620 # 31
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Carolina $11.84 $24,620 # 32
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Utah $11.82 $24,590 # 33
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New York $11.72 $24,380 # 34
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Florida $11.50 $23,930 # 35
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Idaho $11.26 $23,420 # 36
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nebraska $11.15 $23,190 # 37
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Texas $11.08 $23,040 # 38
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Virginia $11.05 $22,990 # 39
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Carolina $10.97 $22,810 # 40
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arkansas $10.89 $22,640 # 41
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Louisiana $10.84 $22,550 # 42
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oklahoma $10.68 $22,210 # 43
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Missouri $10.49 $21,830 # 44
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in West Virginia $10.40 $21,640 # 45
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in California $10.39 $21,600 # 46
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kentucky $10.34 $21,500 # 47
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Dakota $10.20 $21,210 # 48
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alabama $10.10 $21,010 # 49
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Mexico $9.88 $20,550 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics