The average wage for a Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with Sewing skills is $14.33 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: $30,520
50%

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$9.65 - $20.61
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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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$20,287 - $48,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.65 - $20.61  
   
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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$20,287 - $48,857  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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

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

Key Stats for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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