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How much does a Tailor make in the United States?

Average Tailor Hourly Wage in the United States

Tailors earn a median hourly wage of $12.72. Hourly wages typically start from $8.73 and go up to $20.31.

Average Tailor Yearly Salary in the United States

Tailors earn a median salary of $26,460 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,150 and go up to $42,240.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Tailor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Tailor Earnings

The highest earning Tailors in the United States earn:

$20.31
an hour
$42,240
per year
Senior Tailor Earnings

Senior Tailors in the United States earn:

$16.30
an hour
$33,890
per year
Experienced Tailor Earnings

Experienced Tailors in the United States earn:

$12.72
an hour
$26,460
per year
Junior Tailor Earnings

Junior Tailors in the United States earn:

$10.18
an hour
$21,160
per year
Starting Tailor Earnings

Starting Tailors in the United States earn:

$8.73
an hour
$18,150
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Tailor salary comparison

Tailors earn less than 85% percent of Arts careers. Tailor salaries are in the bottom 93% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Tailors in the United States

Tailor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Tailor Salary in District of Columbia $18.07 $37,580 # 1
Tailor Salary in Arizona $17.10 $35,580 # 2
Tailor Salary in Minnesota $14.58 $30,330 # 3
Tailor Salary in California $14.46 $30,070 # 4
Tailor Salary in Pennsylvania $13.81 $28,720 # 5
Tailor Salary in New York $13.47 $28,010 # 6
Tailor Salary in Alaska $14.61 $30,390 # 7
Tailor Salary in Oregon $14.33 $29,810 # 8
Tailor Salary in Ohio $14.37 $29,880 # 9
Tailor Salary in Connecticut $14.39 $29,930 # 10
Tailor Salary in Oklahoma $13.06 $27,170 # 11
Tailor Salary in Nevada $12.94 $26,910 # 12
Tailor Salary in Massachusetts $12.76 $26,550 # 13
Tailor Salary in New Jersey $14.08 $29,280 # 14
Tailor Salary in Washington $13.80 $28,710 # 15
Tailor Salary in Maryland $12.87 $26,770 # 16
Tailor Salary in Michigan $14.87 $30,920 # 17
Tailor Salary in Colorado $12.95 $26,940 # 18
Tailor Salary in Illinois $12.96 $26,960 # 19
Tailor Salary in Tennessee $11.49 $23,910 # 20
Tailor Salary in Nebraska $11.58 $24,080 # 21
Tailor Salary in Missouri $11.99 $24,950 # 22
Tailor Salary in Utah $12.45 $25,910 # 23
Tailor Salary in New Hampshire $11.43 $23,770 # 24
Tailor Salary in South Carolina $11.32 $23,550 # 25
Tailor Salary in Kansas $11.42 $23,750 # 26
Tailor Salary in Florida $12.10 $25,170 # 27
Tailor Salary in Virginia $11.82 $24,590 # 28
Tailor Salary in Kentucky $11.90 $24,740 # 29
Tailor Salary in Idaho $12.81 $26,640 # 30
Tailor Salary in Wisconsin $12.58 $26,160 # 31
Tailor Salary in Montana $11.77 $24,490 # 32
Tailor Salary in Hawaii $9.58 $19,930 # 33
Tailor Salary in Georgia $10.65 $22,160 # 34
Tailor Salary in Indiana $11.64 $24,210 # 35
Tailor Salary in Alabama $12.31 $25,600 # 36
Tailor Salary in Texas $10.89 $22,640 # 37
Tailor Salary in Mississippi $12.09 $25,140 # 38
Tailor Salary in Iowa $11.08 $23,050 # 39
Tailor Salary in North Carolina $10.56 $21,970 # 40
Tailor Salary in New Mexico $10.36 $21,550 # 41
Tailor Salary in Arkansas $10.16 $21,140 # 42
Tailor Salary in Louisiana $10.05 $20,910 # 43
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Tailor

Interested in becoming a tailor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good tailor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A high school education is required to be a Tailor.

  3. Get Hired

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    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.