The average hourly pay for a Sewing Machine Mechanic is $15.22.
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Job Description for Sewing Machine Mechanic
Sewing machine mechanics are responsible for repairing industrial and consumer sewing machines, die press machines, and related equipment. A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for this position, though this is not always the case. The most important qualification for the position is expertise relating to the technical and mechanical repair of sewing machines, and some employers may offer on-the-job training. Sewing machines vary in the ways they should be repaired and maintained…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Sewing Machine Mechanic
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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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