$30,259
Avg. Salary
$15.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,100

Bonus

$950

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Tailor, Dressmaker, Or Custom Sewer is $15.43 per hour.

The average pay for a Tailor, Dressmaker, Or Custom Sewer is $30,259 per year.

10%
$9.94
10%
$15.43
50%
$25.19
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.43
10%
$23k
10%
$30k
50%
$97k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $30,259
$23,203 - $96,761
$23K
$30K
$97K
MEDIAN: $30,259
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$9.94 - $25.19
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$0$96K
Salary $23,203 - $96,761
Bonus $1,100
Profit Sharing $950
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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$20,836 - $66,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $9.94 - $25.19
Hourly Tips $1.33
Overtime $12.26 - $37.03
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $1,100
Profit Sharing $950
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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$20,836 - $66,236
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

Job Description for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers generally work for specialty clothing sellers at premium levels of service, and common employers include places such as bridal shops and custom, high-end haberdasheries. They may also work at premium clothing service companies, executive dry cleaners, and other tailoring and altering shops.

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Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Tasks
  • Take customer measurements and communicate any necessary alterations.
  • Mark or pin alteration measurements.
  • Maintain sewing machines and report any damages or problems.
  • Ensure alterations are accurate, complete, and meet specified standards.

Common Career Paths for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer


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Although many Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewers transition into Certified Medical Assistant roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $28K.

Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Pay by Experience for a Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer has a positive trend. An entry-level Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 34 salaries. A Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
42%

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Experience Affects Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$33,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Tailor, Dressmaker, or Custom Sewer Salaries

Patternmaking
▲3%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 57%