Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Top 1 textile winding Jobs

  • Sewing Machine Operator CRC CBA - Advantage SCI - Fort Bliss, TX

    ... winding bobbins, adjusting tension, and oiling parts. * Work is reviewed for accuracy, neatness, and to determine if instructions have been followed. * Join together parts of textile (including ...

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What They Do

Set up, operate, or tend machines that wind or twist textiles; or draw out and combine sliver, such as wool, hemp, or synthetic fibers. Includes slubber machine and drawing frame operators.


  • 2020 employment: 26,400
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $30,020

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -3,000
  • Growth rate: -12 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: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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