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Tailors and Dressmakers

Design, make, or fit clothing.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.21 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -7.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Smooth garments with irons, presses, or steamers.
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
  • Design templates or patterns.
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