Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

2.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
72%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-7.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$32,640
or $15.69 hourly
VOLUME
20,860
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 72% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers' job openings is expected to decline by -7.4% by 2030
'Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers' 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 'Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers' was $32,640, or $15.69 hourly
'Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers' are paid 22.2% lower 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 20,860 people employed as Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments.

SOC Code: 51-6052.00

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