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Sewing Machine Operators
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or $14.27 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (34)
Assisting and Caring for Others (32)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (14)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Sewing Machine Operators' job openings is expected to decline by -8.3% by 2031
'Sewing Machine Operators' 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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Sewing Machine Operators' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Sewing Machine Operators' was $29,690, or $14.27 hourly
'Sewing Machine Operators' are paid 35.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as sewing machine operators?
As of 2021 there were 116,220 people employed as Sewing Machine Operators within the United States.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Sewing Machine Operators.
Operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garment or nongarment products.
SOC Code: 51-6031.00
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