How Much Do Etchers and Engravers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Etchers And Engravers

Etchers And Engravers engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$35230 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$21,620 to $25,630 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Etchers and Engravers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $21,620 to $25,630 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Etchers and Engravers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $27 $55,140
Senior (Top 25%) $20 $42,090
Middle (Mid 50%) $15 $31,790
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $25,630
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $21,620

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
ND $25 $53,010
PA $23 $47,160
WA $22 $46,670
OR $21 $43,130
NY $20 $41,240
MI $20 $41,050
RI $20 $40,970
ME $19 $40,160
IA $19 $39,220
AL $18 $38,170

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Etcher and Engraver is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like ND doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at ND might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Etchers and Engravers are in the states of ND, PA, WA, OR and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Machinery Manufacturing $53310 $25.63
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $45560 $21.91
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $41570 $19.99
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities $40640 $19.54
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $39160 $18.83
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $38590 $18.55
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $37670 $18.11
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing $37320 $17.94
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing $37090 $17.83
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing $36670 $17.63
Plastics Product Manufacturing $36220 $17.42
Employment Services $35750 $17.19
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $35640 $17.14
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers $34380 $16.53
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $34350 $16.51
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $34240 $16.46
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $33080 $15.91
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores $31310 $15.05
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores $31290 $15.04
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $31240 $15.02
Miscellaneous Store Retailers $30240 $14.54
Other Textile Product Mills $29800 $14.32
Printing and Related Support Activities $27140 $13.05

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