Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $23.88 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.3% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers' job openings is expected to decline by -9.7% by 2030
'Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers' was $49,680, or $23.88 hourly
'Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers' are paid 18.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 4,670 people employed as Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.

SOC Code: 51-6092.00

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