Alteration Tailor Salary (United States)

The average rate for an Alteration Tailor is $14.69 per hour.
Alteration Tailor Total Pay (?
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$24,666 - $71,270
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71K
MEDIAN: $40,808
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Alteration Tailor Total Pay (?
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$9.56 - $24.42
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,666 - $71,270  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$20,123 - $56,468  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $24.42  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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).
)
$20,123 - $56,468  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Alteration Tailor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
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Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 50%
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