Average Alteration Tailor Hourly Pay

$19.36
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.96
MEDIAN
$19.36
90%
$26.49

The average hourly pay for an Alteration Tailor is $19.36

Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Bonus
$20 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$25k - $57k
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What Do Alteration Tailors Do?

Alteration Tailor Tasks
  • Fit and study garments on customers to determine required alterations.
  • Chalk garments using industry standard methods to indicate the alterations to be made.
  • Let out or take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
  • Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
  • Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
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Job Satisfaction for Alteration Tailor

3.6 out of 5
(19)
Highly Satisfied
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Gender Breakdown

Female
79.1%
Male
18.6%
Prefer to self-define
2.3%
This data is based on 43 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

39%

Dental

27%

Vision

18%

None

61%