Average Seamstress Hourly Pay

$13.54
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$390
Bonus
$2,500
Commission
$500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Seamstress is $13.54.
10%
$9.75
MEDIAN
$13.54
90%
$20.07
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$25 - $1,226
Profit Sharing
$250 - $1,076
Commission
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$20,362 - $42,880
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What Do Seamstresses Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Seamstress

4.1 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Seamstresses?

Skills in Sewing, Patternmaking, Machine Operation, Design and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Seamstresses?

An entry-level Seamstress with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.88 based on 6 salaries. An early career Seamstress with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.13 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Seamstress with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.24 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Seamstress with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.52 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Seamstress in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.8% more) and Houston, Texas (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (0.3% less) and Detroit, Michigan (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 618 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
21.8%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
36.2%