Salary for Hand Sewers

Also known as:  Hand Quilter, Hand Sewer, Hand Stitcher, Hand Weaver

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Hand sewers decorate, join, reinforce, or otherwise alter clothing or other garments, usually with a needle and thread. Weaving and stitching is another part of this job. Completion of high school or its equivalency is sometimes necessary to be considered for this position, but not always. An employer might require up to one month of on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Hand Sewer can get an average wage on a scale from $21,040 and $40,710 depending on tenure and industry expertise. will normally get a salary of thirty thousand seven hundred and ninety dollars every year.

can expect the most salary in Oregon, where they receive compensation, on average, of approximately $40,140. They have the best average pay in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, which has wages of $35,120.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 45.17 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Hand Sewers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,120
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$32,270
Retail Trade
$31,250
Manufacturing
$30,380
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,220
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$28,680

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,440
Wholesale Trade
$28,600
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$28,680
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,220
Manufacturing
$30,380
Retail Trade
$31,250