How Much Do Weighers and Measurers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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

Weighers, Measurers and Checkers

Weighers, Measurers and Checkers weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials.

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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
$38080 per year
Hourly wage
$18 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$26,130 to $30,130 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $14 per hour

Entry-level Weighers, Measurers, Checkers and Samplers, Recordkeeping with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,130 to $30,130 per year or $13 to $14 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 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers and Samplers, Recordkeeping 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%) $25 $52,100
Senior (Top 25%) $21 $44,610
Middle (Mid 50%) $18 $36,650
Junior (Bottom 25%) $14 $30,130
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $26,130

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WA $21 $44,040
MA $21 $43,480
KY $21 $42,910
WV $21 $42,770
ND $20 $42,430
NM $20 $42,180
OK $20 $42,150
MI $20 $41,220
MD $20 $40,770
NY $20 $40,760

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Weigher, Measurer, Checker and Sampler, Recordkeeping is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Weighers and Measurers are in the states of WA, MA, KY, WV and ND.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $62560 $30.08
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel $53130 $25.54
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction $46740 $22.47
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing $45720 $21.98
State Government $45700 $21.97
Support Activities for Air Transportation $45650 $21.95
Scientific Research and Development Services $44820 $21.55
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing $44800 $21.54
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $44770 $21.52
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $43960 $21.14
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $43750 $21.03
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $43360 $20.85
Couriers and Express Delivery Services $42500 $20.43
Building Equipment Contractors $42480 $20.42
Building Finishing Contractors $42410 $20.39
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $42380 $20.38
Home Furnishings Stores $42320 $20.34
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing $42190 $20.29
Management of Companies and Enterprises $42040 $20.21
Rubber Product Manufacturing $41970 $20.18
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $41960 $20.17
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing $41630 $20.01
Household Appliance Manufacturing $41600 $20.00
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $41410 $19.91
Support Activities for Water Transportation $41370 $19.89
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $41300 $19.86
Beverage Manufacturing $41130 $19.77
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $40950 $19.69
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $40940 $19.68
Communications Equipment Manufacturing $40860 $19.65

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