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Sewing Machine Operators

Operate sewing machines to make clothes or other products.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well below the statewide median
$14.06 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Adjust fabrics or other materials during garment production.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Attach decorative or functional accessories to products.
  • Cut fabrics.
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Job Title Examples:

Sample Maker
Seamstress
Sewer

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