How Much Do Machine Feeders Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Machine Feeders and Offbearers feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

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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
$34470 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$24,020 to $27,860 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $13 per hour

Entry-level Machine Feeders and Offbearers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $24,020 to $27,860 per year or $12 to $13 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 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 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%) $23 $48,570
Senior (Top 25%) $19 $39,930
Middle (Mid 50%) $16 $33,000
Junior (Bottom 25%) $13 $27,860
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $24,020

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
IL $22 $44,760
IA $21 $42,930
ID $20 $42,570
VT $20 $42,000
KS $19 $40,150
WA $18 $38,230
CT $18 $37,940
OR $18 $37,290
NE $18 $36,970
NJ $18 $36,690

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

According to BLS, the highest paid Machine Feeders are in the states of IL, IA, ID, VT and KS.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing $60230 $28.96
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $44620 $21.45
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $43480 $20.90
Grain and Oilseed Milling $43140 $20.74
Rubber Product Manufacturing $42330 $20.35
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing $39740 $19.11
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $38980 $18.74
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $38970 $18.73
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $38630 $18.57
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers $38580 $18.55
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $37840 $18.19
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing $37720 $18.13
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing $37710 $18.13
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $37130 $17.85
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $36980 $17.78
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $36840 $17.71
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing $36560 $17.58
Warehousing and Storage $36470 $17.54
Dairy Product Manufacturing $36330 $17.47
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers $36270 $17.44
Beverage Manufacturing $36190 $17.40
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing $35710 $17.17
Other Food Manufacturing $35640 $17.13
Specialized Design Services $35570 $17.10
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing $35420 $17.03
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing $34900 $16.78
Couriers and Express Delivery Services $34860 $16.76
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing $34730 $16.70
Foundries $34700 $16.68
Sawmills and Wood Preservation $34320 $16.50

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