Sewing Machine Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator is $10.77 per hour.
Sewing Machine Operator Total Pay (?
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$7.98 - $15.38
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $15.38  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $23.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,515  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,680 - $36,318  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Sewing Machine Operator

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

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Experience Affects Sewing Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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$23,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 49%
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