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Textile and Garment Pressers

Iron or shape clothing or other materials by hand or machine.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$14.71 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -10.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Smooth garments with irons, presses, or steamers.
  • Adjust fabrics or other materials during garment production.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
  • Clean fabrics or apparel.
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Job Title Examples:

Dry Cleaner Presser
Pressing Machine Operator
Silk Presser

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