An Embroidery Machine Operator earns an average wage of $11.49 per hour.

$20,801 - $109,000
(Median)
$21K
$29K
$110K
MEDIAN: $29,387
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$9.08 - $15.15
(Median)
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$20,801 - $109,000  
   
Bonus
$225.00  
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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$19,305 - $33,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $15.15  
   
Overtime
$13.40 - $21.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$225.00  
   
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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$19,305 - $33,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Job Description for Embroidery Machine Operator

An embroidery machine operator works with garments, other cloth materials, and an embroidery machine. The operator may also have some sewing duties, either by hand or machine. Often, embroidery of company logos to uniforms and hats is done by an embroidery machine operator. There are also embroidery machine operators in various stores that provide embroidery services to customers for personalization. An embroidery machine operator often is expected to be able to know how to maintain the machines, which includes applying oil and cleaning the machines so that they run smoothly. This maintenance usually has to be done on a daily basis.

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Embroidery Machine Operator Tasks

  • Follow style, color and design guidelines to create standard products.
  • Load and ready fabric, threads, needles and goods.
  • Operate embroidery machines to create designated garments and pieces.

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Pay by Experience Level for Embroidery Machine Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Embroidery Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
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National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Embroidery Machine Operator Salaries


Customer Service
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National Average
$25,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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