Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher salaries. Standard salaries begin at $39,738 and can reach $50K after five to 10 years. Compensation is $77K after 10 to 20 years. As Pattern Makers in New York reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $88K. Pattern Makers in New York with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with more than 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is those with 10 to 20 years of experience.