Wages & Benefits

Wages

Average hourly wage rates in Etowah County as of June 2019 are:

LEGEND:

Mean Wage
Entry Wage
Experienced Wage

Category Mean Wage Entry Wage Experienced Wage
Management
Chief executives 72.52 48.42 89.06
Human resources specialist 39.19 26.91 45.33
Industrial production managers 36.02 27.98 40.04
Sales managers 46.36 24.67 55.70
Administrative support
Accountants and auditors 28.70 17.60 34.24
Executive assistants 28.39 21.22 31.98
Accounting clerks 18.58 13.13 21.31
Data entry clerks 12.38 8.81 14.18
Drafters 17.98 14.66 19.64
Industrial engineers 33.28 26.68 36.59
Mechanical engineers 36.70 27.01 45.55
Purchasing agents 24.78 15.64 29.35
Production
CNC machine operators 19.69 15.28 21.90
Coating and painting 15.70 11.38 17.87
Production workers, all other 13.91 9.30 16.21
Lathe and turning operators 11.64 8.54 13.19
Machinist 18.66 13.34 21.32
Packaging and filling 11.15 8.49 12.90
Production helper 14.40 11.22 15.99
First-line supervisors of production and operating workers 26.97 18.38 31.27
Tool and die makers 21.67 14.24 25.40
Welders and cutters 16.52 11.59 18.97
Maintenance
Maintenance repair workers, general 16.30 11.00 18.95
Machinery repair workers 17.95 14.35 19.74
Maintenance/repair helpers 11.15 8.49

12.48

Material handling
Industrial truck operators 15.07 11.44 16.88
Material handlers/laborers 13.87 9.49 16.06

Packagers

9.69 8.71 10.17
Tractor trailer drivers 20.77 14.76 22.32


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