Salary for Fabric Menders (not including Garment)

Also known as:  Curtain Mender, Fabric Awning Repairer, Hand-Woven Carpet and Rug Mender, Parachute Repairer, Sail Repairer, Tarp Repairer

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Fabric menders mainly repair tears and holes in draperies, parachutes, tents and other similar fabrics. This job is relatively safe, and isn't usually very strenuous as it usually requires employees to sit during their work. To be considered for this position a high school diploma may be required, but not always. Once hired, an employer may require up to a month of formal job training before work can begin.

A Fabric Mender usually gets a compensation that can range from 16000 and 24000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Fabric Menders, Except Garment can get an average wage of Twenty Seven Thousand Three Hundred dollars each year.

Fabric Menders, Except Garment can make the highest salaries in Wisconsin, where they can earn wages of about $34620.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone down since 2004. Salaries have decreased by an average of 15.97 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Fabric Menders (not including Garment) tend to make the most in the following industries
Manufacturing $27,250
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,760
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,760
Manufacturing $27,250
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