Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Patternmakers (Wood): Career and Salary Information
Top 2 patternmakers Jobs
Associate Designer, Apparel - Women's Swimwear/Activewear
- Fashion Industry
- Farmingdale, NY
Make fit comments on all corrections with in-house patternmakers or overseas contractors through product managers. Collaborate * Work with the Art Department to initiate all print components ...
- Crye Precision
- Brooklyn, NY
The Technical Designer is responsible for: - Working with designers, patternmakers and samplemakers to fully document styles through the creation of techpacks and associated product deliverables ...
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What Patternmakers Do
Plan, lay out, and construct wooden unit or sectional patterns used in forming sand molds for castings.
- 2014 employment: 1,800
- May 2015 median annual wage: $38,410
Job Outlook for Patternmakers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 0
- Growth rate: 0 percent (Little or no change)
How to Become a 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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