Indianacareerexplorer com

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

$30,420

ANNUAL

$14.62

HOURLY

Entry Level

$20,670

ANNUAL

$9.94

HOURLY

Mid Level

$29,720

ANNUAL

$14.29

HOURLY

Expert Level

$40,530

ANNUAL

$19.49

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Sewing Machine Operators

3,320

Projected job openings through 2028


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


Related Careers

Manufacturing

Not sure where to begin?

Match Careers with Interests

Career Exploration

Browse by Industry
Briefcase color
Take an Assessment!

Quickly see how your passions and skills match with available careers and fields of interest!

If you are on a shared computer, please remember to log out and/or power off your machine when you are finished.