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How Much Do Average Jobs Pay per Month?

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $90,000 $7,500 $1,730 $43
75th Percentile $74,000 $6,166 $1,423 $36
Average $66,665 $5,555 $1,282 $32
25th Percentile $49,500 $4,125 $951 $24
$1,708 - $2,583
9% of jobs
$2,583 - $3,458
9% of jobs
$4,125 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$3,458 - $4,333
10% of jobs
$4,333 - $5,208
18% of jobs
The average salary is $5,555 a month
$5,208 - $6,083
27% of jobs
$6,166 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$6,083 - $6,958
15% of jobs
$7,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$6,958 - $7,833
4% of jobs
$7,833 - $8,708
1% of jobs
$8,708 - $9,583
1% of jobs
$9,583 - $10,458
0% of jobs
$10,458 - $11,333
1% of jobs

National Average

$1,708 $5,555/month $32/hour $11,333
Average Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Sterling Heights, MI

As of Jan 11, 2021, the average monthly pay for an Average in the United States is $5,555 a month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing monthly salaries as high as $11,333 and as low as $1,708, the majority of Average salaries currently range between $4,125 (25th percentile) to $6,167 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for an Average varies greatly (by as much as $2,042), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Average job market in both Sterling Heights, MI and the surrounding area is very active. An Average in your area makes on average $5,358 per month, or $196 (4%) less than the national average monthly salary of $5,555. Michigan ranks number 27 out of 50 states nationwide for Average salaries.

To estimate the most accurate monthly salary range for Average jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Average Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Average job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Juneau, AK and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $10,552 (15.8%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $12,207 (18.3%) above the $66,665 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active Average job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Average appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between San Mateo, CA and Lowell, MA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Average role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$78,873$6,573$1,517$37.92
Juneau, AK$77,363$6,447$1,488$37.19
Boston, MA$77,218$6,435$1,485$37.12
Santa Monica, CA$76,246$6,354$1,466$36.66
Quincy, MA$76,242$6,354$1,466$36.65
Renton, WA$75,965$6,330$1,461$36.52
Berkeley, CA$75,961$6,330$1,461$36.52
Daly City, CA$75,748$6,312$1,457$36.42
Queens, NY$74,994$6,250$1,442$36.05
Lowell, MA$74,779$6,232$1,438$35.95

Top 5 Best Paying Related Average Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Average job category that pay more per year than a typical Average salary. Top examples of these roles include: Owner Operator Truck Driver, Owner Operator Truck, and Remote Owner Operator Truck Driver.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $107,704 (161.6%) and $132,951 (199.4%) more than the average Average salary of $66,665. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Average jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Average position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Owner Operator Truck Driver$199,616$16,635$3,839$95.97
Owner Operator Truck$180,773$15,064$3,476$86.91
Remote Owner Operator Truck Driver$174,893$14,574$3,363$84.08
International Owner Operator Truck Driver$174,523$14,544$3,356$83.91
Virtual Owner Operator Truck Driver$174,369$14,531$3,353$83.83
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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