Sewing Machine Operator Salary in the United States

How much does a Sewing Machine Operator make in the United States? The average Sewing Machine Operator salary in the United States is $26,759 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $21,708 and $32,204. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Sewing Machine Operator operates various sewing machines to join parts of fabricated articles or garments. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Sewing Machine Operator is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Sewing Machine Operator performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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