The average pay for a Pattern Maker is AU$55,547 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$40,268 - AU$75,877
AU$40K
AU$56K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$55,547
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50%
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AU$19.55 - AU$51.28
AU$20
AU$29
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$28.88
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$86K
Salary AU$40,268 - AU$75,877
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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AU$40,749 - AU$86,049
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$19.55 - AU$51.28
Annual Data AU$0AU$86K
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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AU$40,749 - AU$86,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Pattern Maker

There are two main types of pattern makers: manufacturers and apparel designers. Pattern makers for manufacturers perform a skilled trade that is related to the tools and die making sectors; these individuals are responsible for the creation of the cast and mold. A pattern can be designed in a cast made of wood, iron, or other metallic material, so a pattern maker for manufacturers must know how to use tools such as chisels, hammers, and power tools. The pattern maker for a manufacturer works in an indoor factory setting, and this position may require physical labor to mold and chisel a pattern.

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Pattern Maker Tasks

  • Create the pattern pieces for a particular apparel design.
  • Alter the size of pattern pieces to product garments of various sizes.
  • Use a computer to outline pattern pieces and draw in details to indicate the position of buttonholes, pleats and other features.
  • Convert a designer's garment into a pattern of separate pieces that can be laid out on a length of fabric in a way that minimizes wasted fabric.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pattern Maker

Pay by Experience for a Pattern Maker has a positive trend. An entry-level Pattern Maker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pattern Maker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Pattern Maker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,000 based on 18 salaries. A Pattern Maker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,296

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Pattern Maker

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Pattern Maker Salaries

▲40%

▲21%

▲1%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%