Average Sewing Machine Operator Hourly Pay

Average Sewing Machine Operator Hourly Pay

$12.17
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$9.51
MEDIAN
$12.17
90%
$17.41

The average hourly pay for a Sewing Machine Operator is $12.17

Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$101 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$20k - $38k
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What Do Sewing Machine Operators Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Sewing Machine Operator

3.8 out of 5
(36)
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Gender Breakdown

Female
79.8%
Male
20.2%
This data is based on 89 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

57%

Dental

47%

Vision

35%

None

40%