$22k $22k
153k 153k
-27.1% -27.1%
3.4/5 3.4/5
None No Education

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 -27.1% between 2014 and 2024.

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 need 9,400 Sewing Machine Operators. That number is based on the retirement of 9,400 existing Sewing Machine Operators.

Supply of Sewing Machine Operators

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

Sewing Machine Operator Job Market by State

State name Employed Sewing Machine Operators
California 30,580
New York 11,910
North Carolina 9,260
Texas 7,530
Florida 7,480
Georgia 4,870
Puerto Rico 4,590
Pennsylvania 4,530
Washington 3,850
Tennessee 3,740
Ohio 3,710
Indiana 3,700
Mississippi 3,600
South Carolina 3,360
New Jersey 3,360
Kentucky 3,320
Illinois 3,300
Michigan 3,040
Alabama 2,790
Massachusetts 2,610
Wisconsin 2,530
Virginia 2,310
Minnesota 2,110
Colorado 1,780
Missouri 1,730
Oregon 1,380
Arizona 1,090
Maryland 990
Oklahoma 960
Utah 930
Arkansas 860
Connecticut 820
Iowa 770
Kansas 760
Louisiana 740
Idaho 730
Maine 700
New Hampshire 540
Nebraska 420
Nevada 420
Hawaii 370
Montana 360
Rhode Island 360
New Mexico 260
South Dakota 240
West Virginia 190
North Dakota 190
Vermont 180
Wyoming 120
Delaware 80
Alaska 40
District of Columbia 40

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