How much does a Sewing Machine Operator make in the United States?

Average Sewing Machine Operator Yearly Salary in the United States

Sewing Machine Operators earn an average yearly salary of $25,830. Salaries typically start from $18,500 and go up to $37,000.

Average Sewing Machine Operator Hourly Wage in the United States

Sewing Machine Operators earn an average hourly wage of $12.42. Hourly wages typically start from $8.89 and go up to $17.79.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

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

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Sewing Machine Operators average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Sewing Machine Operators in the 45th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Sewing Machine Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sewing Machine Operator Earnings

The highest earning Sewing Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$17.79
an hour
$37,000
per year
Senior Sewing Machine Operator Earnings

Senior Sewing Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$14.29
an hour
$29,730
per year
Experienced Sewing Machine Operator Earnings

Experienced Sewing Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$11.38
an hour
$23,670
per year
Junior Sewing Machine Operator Earnings

Junior Sewing Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$10.00
an hour
$20,800
per year
Starting Sewing Machine Operator Earnings

Starting Sewing Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$8.89
an hour
$18,500
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sewing Machine Operator Salary Comparison

Sewing Machine Operators earn more than 6% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Tailor Salary $30k
Skincare Specialist Salary $30k
Electronic Equipment Assembler Salary $29k
Dyeing Machine Operator Salary $28k
Nail Technician Salary $26k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $25k
Hand Sewer Salary $25k
Seamstress Salary $23k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Sewing Machine Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alaska $18.82 $39,150 # 1
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Connecticut $15.72 $32,700 # 2
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in District of Columbia $15.32 $31,860 # 3
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Washington $14.76 $30,700 # 4
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Delaware $14.63 $30,430 # 5
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Massachusetts $14.39 $29,940 # 6
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Hampshire $14.01 $29,150 # 7
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nevada $13.96 $29,040 # 8
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arizona $13.83 $28,760 # 9
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Iowa $13.72 $28,530 # 10
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Dakota $13.56 $28,200 # 11
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Minnesota $13.49 $28,060 # 12
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Mississippi $13.49 $28,060 # 13
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Michigan $13.41 $27,890 # 14
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Illinois $13.32 $27,710 # 15
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oregon $13.31 $27,680 # 16
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wyoming $13.30 $27,660 # 17
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Wisconsin $13.14 $27,340 # 18
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Nebraska $13.11 $27,260 # 19
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Indiana $13.09 $27,230 # 20
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kansas $13.04 $27,130 # 21
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Ohio $12.82 $26,670 # 22
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Vermont $12.76 $26,540 # 23
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maine $12.70 $26,410 # 24
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New York $12.62 $26,250 # 25
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in North Carolina $12.56 $26,130 # 26
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Georgia $12.56 $26,130 # 27
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Colorado $12.51 $26,030 # 28
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in United States $12.42 $25,830 # 29
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Montana $12.40 $25,790 # 30
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Tennessee $12.26 $25,510 # 31
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Hawaii $12.10 $25,170 # 32
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Utah $12.04 $25,040 # 33
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in West Virginia $12.03 $25,030 # 34
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Louisiana $12.03 $25,020 # 35
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $11.98 $24,910 # 36
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in California $11.98 $24,910 # 37
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Maryland $11.96 $24,880 # 38
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Jersey $11.94 $24,830 # 39
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Florida $11.91 $24,770 # 40
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Kentucky $11.63 $24,190 # 41
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Virginia $11.58 $24,080 # 42
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Dakota $11.46 $23,840 # 43
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Arkansas $11.44 $23,800 # 44
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in New Mexico $11.43 $23,780 # 45
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Texas $11.27 $23,440 # 46
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Oklahoma $11.26 $23,430 # 47
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Alabama $11.07 $23,030 # 48
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in South Carolina $10.95 $22,770 # 49
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Missouri $10.88 $22,640 # 50
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Idaho $10.78 $22,420 # 51
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in Puerto Rico $8.27 $17,210 # 52