Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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  • Upholstery Sales Associate (B2B) - Global Textile Alliance, Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

    Who We Are Global Textile Alliance, Inc. was founded in 2001. GTA's principals, each having spent ... circular knitting , and finishing. From this location, GTA offers world class manufacturing ...

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What They Do

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles. Excludes Sewing Machine Operators.


  • 2020 employment: 19,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $33,990

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -2,900
  • Growth rate: -15 percent (Decline)

How to Become One

Education and training:

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

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