2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,150 to $31,320 per year or $13 to $15 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders 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.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$30||$61,510|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$24||$50,000|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$19||$39,820|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$15||$31,320|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$13||$26,150|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Paper Goods Machine Setter, Operator and Tender is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OR doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OR might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Paper Goods Operators are in the states of OR, SC, ID, AL and WA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills||$51820||$24.91|
|Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers||$41710||$20.05|
|Dairy Product Manufacturing||$40720||$19.58|
|Converted Paper Product Manufacturing||$39510||$18.99|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$37360||$17.96|
|Printing and Related Support Activities||$36860||$17.72|
|Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing||$36760||$17.67|
|Other Food Manufacturing||$35860||$17.24|
|Support Activities for Crop Production||$33970||$16.33|
|Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services||$33220||$15.97|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$32850||$15.79|
|Warehousing and Storage||$32480||$15.61|
|Plastics Product Manufacturing||$32110||$15.44|
|Animal Slaughtering and Processing||$31890||$15.33|
|Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing||$31550||$15.17|