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Manufacturing

Sewing Machine Operators

Operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garment or nongarment products.

Salary Breakdown

Sewing Machine Operators

Average

$24,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$17,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$25,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$33,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Sewing Machine Operators

3,320

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Sewing Machine Operators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Sewing Machine Operators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity


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