Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Top 3 dressmaker Jobs

  • Senior Dressing Room Attendant - On Call (Lake Tahoe) - Caesars Entertainment - Stateline, NV

    Arranges black and white towel delivery for dressing room trailers and stage • Outdoor Concert Series: Launders black towels and returns to SSR • Outdoor Concert Series: Provides costume ironing ...

  • Ranch Dressing Dealer - Gumby's Pizza - San Marcos, TX

    This is not a position requiring significant previous experience with ranch dressing , because the ranch sells itself quite frankly. We are looking for a friendly face to keep the customers coming ...

  • Wardrobe Dresser - PT - HALE CENTRE THEATRE - Sandy, UT

    The Wardrobe Crew Members will provide hands-on assistance with costumes to actors in their dressing rooms and/or backstage. Wardrobe crew members may be required to act as stitchers in the costume ...

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What They Do

Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments.

Tailor, dressmaker, and custom sewer Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 42,000
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $31,420

Job Outlook for Tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -3,100
  • Growth rate: -7 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Tailor, dressmaker, or custom sewer

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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