Sewing Machine Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator is $10.59 per hour.
Sewing Machine Operator Total Pay (?
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$7.91 - $15.38
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $15.38  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $24.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,505  
   
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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$16,513 - $35,743  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Sewing Machine Operator
  • Design and follow pattern measurements.
  • Inspect fabrics for wear or damage and repair if possible.
  • Operate sewing machine in order to design, customize, join, and hem fabrics.

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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$23,000
Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 49%
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