Information About Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers

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Training

Fabric and apparel patternmakers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Fabric and apparel patternmakers
Training for Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers
Percent
Less than High School 28.9
High School 45.4
Some College 11.0
Associates Degree 4.2
Bachelors Degree 8.5
Masters Degree 1.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 8,000 people in the United States- 12.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 less fabric and apparel patternmakers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.


Hourly Income

On average, fabric and apparel patternmakers make $21.47 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fabric and apparel patternmakers $9.66 $12.50 $19.10 $29.50 $37.70
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, fabric and apparel patternmakers make $44,650 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fabric and apparel patternmakers $20,090 $26,150 $39,800 $61,410 $78,430
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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