The average wage for a Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with Sewing skills is $14.43 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$27,000 - $38,000
(Median)
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$31K
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MEDIAN: $30,520
50%

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$9.62 - $20.68
(Median)
$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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$20,249 - $49,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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