Information About Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers

Training Requirements for Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers

Fabric and apparel patternmakers need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Fabric and apparel patternmakers
Training for Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers
Percent
Less than High School 31.5
High School 37.3
Some College 14.2
Associates Degree 6.1
Bachelors Degree 9.5
Masters Degree 1.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment outlook for Fabric And Apparel Patternmakers

Represents about 5,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 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 $23.30 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fabric and apparel patternmakers $11.38 $14.78 $19.06 $31.17 $41.81
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $8.71 $9.66 $11.42 $14.46 $18.44
Miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $10.00 $12.01 $15.58 $19.94 $25.57
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, fabric and apparel patternmakers make $48,460 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Fabric and apparel patternmakers $23,670 $30,740 $39,650 $64,840 $86,960
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $18,110 $20,090 $23,750 $30,080 $38,350
Miscellaneous textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $20,800 $24,980 $32,400 $41,470 $53,180
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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