Average Sewing Machine Mechanic Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Sewing Machine Mechanic is $15.22.
MEDIAN $15.22
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
$50 - $4,363
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,100
Total Pay
$21,653 - $59,952

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Job Description for Sewing Machine Mechanic

Sewing Machine Mechanic Tasks
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair damaged machine parts.
  • Train or instruct employees on proper use and operation of machines.
  • Set up new machines and maintain documentation of machine repairs and parts.
  • Conduct routine maintenance checks on machines and other equipment.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Sewing Machine Mechanic. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Sewing Machine Mechanic
Maintenance Technician, Apartments
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sewing Machine Mechanic

Skills in Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plant Maintenance, Maintenance, Sewing and Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Sewing Machine Mechanic

An early career Sewing Machine Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.11 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Sewing Machine Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.34 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Sewing Machine Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.75 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.

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