How Much Do Hand Sewers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Hand Sewers

Hand Sewers sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Includes weavers and stitchers.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$30790 per year
Hourly wage
$15 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$21,040 to $24,690 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Hand Sewers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $21,040 to $24,690 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Hand Sewers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $20 $40,710
Senior (Top 25%) $18 $36,420
Middle (Mid 50%) $14 $30,000
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $24,690
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $21,040

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
OR $19 $40,140
CO $19 $39,860
MO $17 $34,490
NY $16 $34,260
CA $16 $34,100
WI $16 $33,970
GA $16 $33,300
MA $16 $32,600
IA $15 $31,370
MS $15 $31,270

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Hand Sewer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OR doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OR might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Hand Sewers are in the states of OR, CO, MO, NY and CA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
General Merchandise Stores $42740 $20.55
Performing Arts Companies $36530 $17.56
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance $34120 $16.40
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing $33670 $16.19
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing $33390 $16.05
Drycleaning and Laundry Services $32400 $15.58
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $32210 $15.49
Printing and Related Support Activities $31980 $15.38
Footwear Manufacturing $31820 $15.30
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $31460 $15.12
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing $31250 $15.02
Employment Services $30200 $14.52
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing $30060 $14.45
Other Textile Product Mills $29360 $14.12
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers $29110 $14.00
Specialized Design Services $28980 $13.93
Textile Furnishings Mills $28270 $13.59
Clothing Stores $27090 $13.03
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing $26500 $12.74
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $26280 $12.64
Vocational Rehabilitation Services $23410 $11.25
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers $23320 $11.21

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