Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers make a median salary of $61K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Fabric and Apparel Patternmaker generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $67K.