Overview

Sewers and tailors sew, join, reinforce, or finish clothing or other items. They may create new pieces of clothing from patterns and designs or alter existing garments to fit customers better. They work for textile and apparel manufacturers, department stores, and drycleaners. Many are self-employed.

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Employment Stats

High school diploma required

Shrinking by 1.8% over the next 8 years

$29K Average annual salary