How Much Do Textile Knitting Operators Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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

Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders

Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles.

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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
$32370 per year
Hourly wage
$16 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$22,480 to $26,310 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$11 to $13 per hour

Entry-level Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $22,480 to $26,310 per year or $11 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 Textile Knitting and Weaving 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.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $21 $43,860
Senior (Top 25%) $18 $37,450
Middle (Mid 50%) $15 $31,090
Junior (Bottom 25%) $13 $26,310
No experience (Bottom 10%) $11 $22,480

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AZ $23 $48,180
WI $23 $46,800
OR $20 $41,710
NH $18 $38,370
TN $17 $35,890
WA $17 $35,620
ME $17 $35,350
PA $17 $35,040
MN $17 $34,930
GA $16 $33,830

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setter, Operator and Tender is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AZ doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AZ might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Textile Knitting Operators are in the states of AZ, WI, OR, NH and TN.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills $35710 $17.17
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $34650 $16.66
Rubber Product Manufacturing $34520 $16.60
Textile Furnishings Mills $34360 $16.52
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing $33540 $16.13
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $33270 $16.00
Fabric Mills $32570 $15.66
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $31860 $15.32
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills $30980 $14.90
Other Textile Product Mills $29980 $14.41
Apparel Knitting Mills $29390 $14.13
Employment Services $27760 $13.35
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $24030 $11.55

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