Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Top 2 patternmaker Jobs

  • Patternmaker (Apparel) - HRPivot - Los Angeles, CA

    A patternmaker makes both sample patterns, as well as production samples for clothing before garments go into large-scale production. As a patternmaker , your responsibilities include creating fabric ...

  • Technical Designer - A.L.C. - Los Angeles, CA

    ... patternmaker . Qualities: • Highly organized in a fast paced environment • Strong time management and punctuality • Ability to work accurately and efficiently during approaching deadlines • ...

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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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