Training Requirements for Sewers, Hand

Sewers, hand need no formal educational credential and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Sewers, hand
Percent
Less than High School 26.1
High School 31.3
Some College 20.0
Associates Degree 7.1
Bachelors Degree 12.2
Masters Degree 2.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Sewers, Hand

This represents about 12,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less sewers, hand but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Sewers, Hand

Hourly Income

On average,sewers, hand make $12.32 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sewers, hand $9.02 $10.00 $11.79 $13.94 $16.57
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
Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers $9.14 $10.47 $13.02 $16.55 $21.50
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, sewers, hand make $25,630 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sewers, hand $18,760 $20,800 $24,520 $29,000 $34,460
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
Tailors, dressmakers, and sewers $19,000 $21,770 $27,080 $34,420 $44,730
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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