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Median Wage by Occupation Across States


This is the state median wage for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers ranked by hourly wage. Occupations with no hourly wage are ranked by annual wage. States with no wage data for this occupation are not displayed.

# Location Median Wage (2021)
Hourly Wage Annual Wage
1 Alaska $35.71    $74,300   
2 North Dakota $28.19    $58,600   
3 Washington $27.97    $58,200   
4 District of Columbia $26.80    $55,700   
5 Hawaii $26.67    $55,500   
6 Wyoming $23.38    $48,600   
7 U.S. Virgin Islands $23.08    $48,000   
8 Maryland $22.95    $47,700   
8 Massachusetts $22.95    $47,700   
9 Connecticut $22.92    $47,700   
10 New Hampshire $22.74    $47,300   
11 Nevada $22.71    $47,200   
12 Louisiana $22.70    $47,200   
13 Montana $22.56    $46,900   
14 Minnesota $22.51    $46,800   
15 Arizona $22.42    $46,600   
16 Maine $22.29    $46,400   
17 Rhode Island $22.25    $46,300   
18 Oregon $22.22    $46,200   
19 Missouri $22.07    $45,900   
19 Utah $22.07    $45,900   
20 New Mexico $22.05    $45,900   
21 Colorado $22.04    $45,800   
21 Kansas $22.04    $45,800   
22 Nebraska $22.01    $45,800   
23 Oklahoma $21.80    $45,300   
24 New York $21.75    $45,200   
25 California $21.44    $44,600   
26 Delaware $21.07    $43,800   
27 New Jersey $20.18    $42,000   
28 Pennsylvania $19.97    $41,500   
29 Iowa $19.31    $40,200   
30 Vermont $19.16    $39,900   
31 West Virginia $18.91    $39,300   
32 Indiana $18.82    $39,100   
33 Virginia $18.61    $38,700   
  UNITED STATES $18.55    $38,600   
34 Wisconsin $18.54    $38,600   
35 South Dakota $18.45    $38,400   
36 Illinois $18.42    $38,300   
37 Ohio $18.30    $38,100   
38 Guam $18.19    $37,800   
39 Florida $18.13    $37,700   
40 Texas $18.10    $37,600   
41 Kentucky $18.05    $37,500   
41 Michigan $18.05    $37,500   
42 Tennessee $17.99    $37,400   
43 North Carolina $17.98    $37,400   
44 South Carolina $17.96    $37,400   
45 Idaho $17.92    $37,300   
46 Georgia $17.90    $37,200   
47 Arkansas $17.80    $37,000   
48 Mississippi $17.23    $35,800   
49 ALABAMA $16.88    $35,100   
50 Puerto Rico $11.42    $23,800   

National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
State Data Source: Alabama Wage Information

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