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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye, or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.


National estimates for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
Industry profile for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
Geographic profile for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

National estimates for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
7,260 7.6 % $ 15.19 $ 31,600 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.11 $ 13.00 $ 14.55 $ 17.44 $ 20.14
Annual Wage (2) $ 23,100 $ 27,050 $ 30,260 $ 36,280 $ 41,880


Industry profile for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills 4,440 17.67 $ 15.00 $ 31,190
Fabric Mills 660 1.44 $ 14.65 $ 30,480
Textile Furnishings Mills 550 1.27 $ 16.99 $ 35,340
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills 260 1.20 $ 15.38 $ 31,990
Apparel Knitting Mills 200 2.35 $ 13.99 $ 29,100

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills 4,440 17.67 $ 15.00 $ 31,190
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing 170 6.07 $ 16.27 $ 33,830
Apparel Knitting Mills 200 2.35 $ 13.99 $ 29,100
Fabric Mills 660 1.44 $ 14.65 $ 30,480
Textile Furnishings Mills 550 1.27 $ 16.99 $ 35,340

Top paying industries for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Textile Product Mills 80 0.14 $ 17.45 $ 36,290
Textile Furnishings Mills 550 1.27 $ 16.99 $ 35,340
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing 170 6.07 $ 16.27 $ 33,830
Drycleaning and Laundry Services (8) (8) $ 15.41 $ 32,060
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills 260 1.20 $ 15.38 $ 31,990


Geographic profile for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,640 0.10 1.91 $ 15.69 $ 32,640
North Carolina 1,630 0.38 7.29 $ 14.33 $ 29,810
South Carolina 920 0.46 8.74 $ 13.98 $ 29,080
Georgia 870 0.20 3.86 $ 15.90 $ 33,080
Tennessee 240 0.08 1.57 $ 14.16 $ 29,440




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 220 0.50 9.58 (8) (8)
South Carolina 920 0.46 8.74 $ 13.98 $ 29,080
North Carolina 1,630 0.38 7.29 $ 14.33 $ 29,810
New Hampshire 140 0.23 4.33 $ 14.32 $ 29,790
Georgia 870 0.20 3.86 $ 15.90 $ 33,080




Top paying states for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey (8) (8) (8) $ 19.58 $ 40,730
Pennsylvania 150 0.03 0.54 $ 17.88 $ 37,180
Georgia 870 0.20 3.86 $ 15.90 $ 33,080
Illinois (8) (8) (8) $ 15.70 $ 32,650
California 1,640 0.10 1.91 $ 15.69 $ 32,640





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,330 0.23 4.39 $ 15.60 $ 32,460
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 370 0.31 5.86 $ 15.31 $ 31,840
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 340 2.38 45.64 $ 15.26 $ 31,750
Greensboro-High Point, NC 280 0.80 15.38 $ 15.16 $ 31,540
Dalton, GA 260 4.39 84.22 $ 17.93 $ 37,290
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 250 0.65 12.50 $ 14.26 $ 29,650
Burlington, NC 210 3.38 64.84 $ 13.00 $ 27,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 150 0.06 1.12 $ 15.79 $ 32,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 80 0.03 0.57 $ 16.74 $ 34,810
Spartanburg, SC 70 0.43 8.26 $ 12.39 $ 25,770




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Dalton, GA 260 4.39 84.22 $ 17.93 $ 37,290
Burlington, NC 210 3.38 64.84 $ 13.00 $ 27,030
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 340 2.38 45.64 $ 15.26 $ 31,750
Greensboro-High Point, NC 280 0.80 15.38 $ 15.16 $ 31,540
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 250 0.65 12.50 $ 14.26 $ 29,650
Spartanburg, SC 70 0.43 8.26 $ 12.39 $ 25,770
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 370 0.31 5.86 $ 15.31 $ 31,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,330 0.23 4.39 $ 15.60 $ 32,460
Winston-Salem, NC 50 0.20 3.78 $ 14.80 $ 30,790
Columbia, SC 40 0.10 2.01 $ 14.03 $ 29,180




Top paying metropolitan areas for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Dalton, GA 260 4.39 84.22 $ 17.93 $ 37,290
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA (8) (8) (8) $ 16.95 $ 35,250
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 80 0.03 0.57 $ 16.74 $ 34,810
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 150 0.06 1.12 $ 15.79 $ 32,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,330 0.23 4.39 $ 15.60 $ 32,460
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 370 0.31 5.86 $ 15.31 $ 31,840
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 340 2.38 45.64 $ 15.26 $ 31,750
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH (8) (8) (8) $ 15.18 $ 31,570
Greensboro-High Point, NC 280 0.80 15.38 $ 15.16 $ 31,540
Winston-Salem, NC 50 0.20 3.78 $ 14.80 $ 30,790

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area 340 4.32 82.80 $ 13.66 $ 28,410
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 240 1.00 19.11 $ 13.14 $ 27,330
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 130 0.82 15.69 $ 16.18 $ 33,660
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 110 0.86 16.46 $ 14.99 $ 31,170
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 70 0.51 9.81 $ 13.80 $ 28,710

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area 340 4.32 82.80 $ 13.66 $ 28,410
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 240 1.00 19.11 $ 13.14 $ 27,330
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 110 0.86 16.46 $ 14.99 $ 31,170
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 130 0.82 15.69 $ 16.18 $ 33,660
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 70 0.51 9.81 $ 13.80 $ 28,710

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 130 0.82 15.69 $ 16.18 $ 33,660
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area 110 0.86 16.46 $ 14.99 $ 31,170
East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 50 0.37 7.05 $ 14.02 $ 29,160
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 70 0.51 9.81 $ 13.80 $ 28,710
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area 340 4.32 82.80 $ 13.66 $ 28,410


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021