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  • $25,830
  • 153,900
  • 3.1
  • -16.7%
  • No education
  • Graphic Design
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Sewing Machine Operator Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 153,900 Sewing Machine Operators in the United States. The Sewing Machine Operator job market is expected to shrink by -16.7% between 2016 and 2026.

Sewing Machine Operator Employability Rating

F Sokanu rates Sewing Machine Operators with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -20,901 Sewing Machine Operators. That number is based on the retirement of 4,800 existing Sewing Machine Operators.

Supply of Sewing Machine Operators

The Sewing Machine Operator industry is concentrated in California, New York, and Texas.

Sewing Machine Operator Job Market by State

State name Employed Sewing Machine Operators
California 26,260
New York 11,190
Texas 9,520
North Carolina 9,350
Florida 6,650
Georgia 5,790
Puerto Rico 5,530
Pennsylvania 4,230
Mississippi 3,950
New Jersey 3,730
Ohio 3,480
Indiana 3,460
Tennessee 3,450
Illinois 3,430
Alabama 2,810
Virginia 2,810
Washington 2,730
Wisconsin 2,720
Kentucky 2,640
Massachusetts 2,590
South Carolina 2,480
Michigan 2,470
Missouri 2,390
Minnesota 2,160
Arizona 1,680
Colorado 1,410
Oregon 1,380
Maryland 1,190
Connecticut 1,040
Arkansas 990
Utah 880
Iowa 810
Kansas 730
Oklahoma 680
Nevada 670
Louisiana 650
Maine 630
New Hampshire 530
Idaho 400
Montana 370
Hawaii 340
Nebraska 310
South Dakota 270
Rhode Island 230
Vermont 210
West Virginia 210
North Dakota 200
New Mexico 150
Wyoming 100
Delaware 80

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Career Attributes

  • $25,830
  • 153,900
  • 3.1
  • -16.7%
  • No education
  • Graphic Design
More Attributes