Embroidery Machine Operator Salary
An Embroidery Machine Operator earns an average wage of $11.49 per hour.
|Salary||$20,801 - $156,000|
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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).)
|$19,658 - $34,069|
|Hourly Rate||$9.18 - $15.11|
|Overtime||$13.09 - $21.35|
|Total Pay (||$19,658 - $34,069|
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.Read More...
Some jobs may also require the embroidery machine operator to be able to troubleshoot the machines and escalate issues to the maintenance department, management, or third parties when the issue is not easily fixable. The job may require an embroidery machine operator to sit for long periods of time, while others in a warehouse environment may require constant walking and standing. Repetitive motions of the arms and hands are also needed.
There are usually no minimum education requirements for this job. However, many embroidery machine operator jobs require experience with embroidery machines or sewing. Some companies will provide training. The hours for this job vary, and many jobs require working late-night or graveyard shifts. The job is usually carried out indoors. However, it is often carried out in an environment where there are multiple embroidery machines, so the area can get noisy.
Embroidery Machine Operator Tasks
- Operate embroidery machines to create designated garments and pieces.
- Load and ready fabric, threads, needles and goods.
- Follow style, color and design guidelines to create standard products.
Pay by Experience Level for Embroidery Machine Operator
Pay by Experience for an Embroidery Machine Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Embroidery Machine Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Embroidery Machine Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Embroidery Machine Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 66 salaries. An Embroidery Machine Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 34 salaries.
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