$24,417
Avg. Salary
$11.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$307

Bonus

$1,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator is $11.58 per hour.

The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator is $24,417 per year.

$8.75
10%
$11.58
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$14.98
90%
MEDIAN $11.58
$12k
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$24k
50%
$44k
90%
MEDIAN $24,417
$12,085 - $44,308
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MEDIAN: $24,417
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$0$44K
Salary $12,085 - $44,308
Bonus $49.13 - $1,000
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$18,546 - $34,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $8.75 - $14.98
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $11.41 - $21.11
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $49.13 - $1,000
Profit Sharing $1,750
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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$18,546 - $34,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 247

Job Description for Sewing Machine Operator

Sewing machine operators work in the clothing and textile industry. They typically do not need any special education to do this job, and they typically don’t require much secondary education. However, a lot of employers want people with experience operating a sewing machine, and operator training is available at trade schools. Training is also sometimes provided on the job.

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Sewing Machine Operator Tasks
  • Operate sewing machine in order to design, customize, join, and hem fabrics.
  • Inspect fabrics for wear or damage and repair if possible.
  • Design and follow pattern measurements.

Sewing Machine Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sewing Machine Operator

Pay by Experience for a Sewing Machine Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Sewing Machine Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sewing Machine Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Sewing Machine Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 44 salaries. A Sewing Machine Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sewing Machine Operator

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

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Experience Affects Sewing Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 41%