Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Top 2 patternmaker Jobs

  • Tool and Die Maker - Jay R. Smith MFG. CO - Montgomery, AL

    High school diploma or GED equivalent plus completion of an accredited five (5) year patternmaker and apprenticeship program. Essential Job Functions : * Ensure proper shrinkages and gating practices ...

  • Assistant Technical Designer - FIGS - Santa Monica, CA

    FIGS is looking for an Assistant Technical Designer to report into our Fit Innovation Manager / Senior Patternmaker and assist with all garment components including fit, fabric, construction, stitch ...

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What Fabric and apparel patternmakers Do

Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.


Fabric and apparel patternmaker Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 4,700
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $58,650

Job Outlook for Fabric and apparel patternmakers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -500
  • Growth rate: -10 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Fabric and apparel patternmaker

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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