Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with Sewing Skills Salary

The average wage for a Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with Sewing skills is $14.46 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$27,000 - $38,000
$31K
MEDIAN: $30,521
50%

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$9.62 - $20.68
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.46
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,521  
   
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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$20,249 - $49,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $20.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$20,249 - $49,237  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Pay by Experience Level for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Pay by Experience for a Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer has a positive trend. An entry-level Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 16 salaries. A Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 52%