Dressmaker Salary

A Dressmaker earns an average salary of $49,192 per year.

$34,570 - $51,322
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,192
50%

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Job Description for Dressmaker

A dressmaker works to create, alter and customize dresses. They typically work in dress shops that cater to weddings and other special events. However, some dressmakers work in a fashion design studio; in this situation, the dressmaker works alongside a designer, helping create prototypes that may eventually be used in mass production. A dressmaker typically must possess a strong set of technical skills related to the creation and modification of dresses, which involves understanding how to create details such as ruffles, pleats, fringes and other finishing details. The dressmaker must also be fluent in working with a variety of fabric and material components, including how they are put together to complete a dress.

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Key Stats for Dressmaker

Less than 1 year
20%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
60%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
5-9 years
20%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%