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Alteration Tailor Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Alteration Tailor is $14.53 per hour.
Alteration Tailor Salary (?
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$24,476 - $61,277
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MEDIAN: $39,996
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Alteration Tailor Salary (?
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$9.68 - $24.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,476 - $61,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,337 - $51,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $24.20  
   
Overtime
$5.29 - $33.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,337 - $51,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Alteration Tailor

  • Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
  • Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
  • Let out or take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
  • Fit and study garments on customers to determine required alterations.
  • Chalk garments using industry standard methods to indicate the alterations to be made.

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Pay by Experience Level for Alteration Tailor

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Experience Affects Alteration Tailor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 51%