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How much does a Tailor make in California?

Average Tailor Hourly Wage in California

Tailors earn a median hourly wage of $14.04. Hourly wages typically start from $9.57 and go up to $38.90.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Tailor Yearly Salary in California

Tailors earn a median salary of $29,200 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,910 and go up to $80,920.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Tailor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Tailor Earnings

The highest earning Tailors in California earn:

$38.90
an hour
$80,920
per year
Senior Tailor Earnings

Senior Tailors in California earn:

$18.87
an hour
$39,250
per year
Experienced Tailor Earnings

Experienced Tailors in California earn:

$14.04
an hour
$29,200
per year
Junior Tailor Earnings

Junior Tailors in California earn:

$11.44
an hour
$23,800
per year
Starting Tailor Earnings

Starting Tailors in California earn:

$9.57
an hour
$19,910
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Tailor salary comparison

Tailors earn less than 81% percent of Arts careers in California. Tailor salaries are in the bottom 90% of all careers in California.

Film and Video Editor Salary in California $88k
Urban Planner Salary in California $79k
Illustrator Salary in California $61k
Craft Artist Salary in California $53k
Photographer Salary in California $40k
Aesthetician Salary in California $32k
Tailor Salary $30k
Glass Blower Salary in California $28k
Nail Technician Salary in California $19k
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Historical salary for Tailors in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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