C$34,727
Avg. Salary
C$14.56
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Seamstress is C$14.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Seamstress is C$34,727 per year.

10%
C$11.32
10%
C$14.56
50%
C$19.46
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$14.56
10%
C$31k
10%
C$35k
50%
C$37k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$34,727
C$30,521 - C$36,630
C$35K
MEDIAN: C$34,727
50%
C$11.32 - C$19.46
C$11
C$15
C$19
MEDIAN: C$14.56
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$40K
Salary C$34,727
Bonus C$1,800
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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C$23,697 - C$40,785
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$23
Hourly Rate C$11.32 - C$19.46
Hourly Tips C$0.40
Overtime C$20.14
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$1,800
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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C$23,697 - C$40,785
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

Job Description for Seamstress

A seamstress cuts and sews clothes, which includes stitching, tailoring, and mending. In certain positions, some fashion design might be required. Seamstresses may also alter clothing to ensure it best fits customers in settings such as clothing stores; in this setting, they need to be able to measure customers and alter (or in some cases create) clothing that fits these measurements. Being able to use a sewing machine is essential for this position, as is the ability to attach zippers and buttons to garments as required. Some recordkeeping duties - such as keeping track of measurements and materials - may be necessary.

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Seamstress Tasks
  • Interpret patterns and operate sewing equipment to create products to specification.
  • Make alterations or conduct fittings, and measure for appropriate size.
  • Inspect and identify flaws in products.
  • Hand stitch to complete, correct, and finish products.

Seamstress Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Seamstress

Pay by Experience for a Seamstress has a positive trend. An entry-level Seamstress with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$29,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Seamstress with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Seamstress which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 23 salaries. A Seamstress with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Seamstress

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Seamstress Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
C$31,000

▼5%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Seamstress Salaries

National Average
C$31,000

▼4%

Patternmaking
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 81%