Cut & sew apparel manufacturing

Add Comparison

Workforce

188k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

44.1

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$41,178

Average Male Salary

$48,872

Average Female Salary

$36,632

About

The top three occupations in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group are Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Designers, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, and Miscellaneous managers. On average, full-time employees in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group work 42.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $44,813. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.4 hours and earn an average annual salary of $16,296.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group are LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA, LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, and Huntington Park City, Florence-Graham & Walnut Park PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Cut & sew apparel manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group. Sewing machine operators are the most common position, but the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Sewing machine operators, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Cut & sew apparel manufacturing goes to Human resources managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

188k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 10.6k

-123%

1 Year Growth

± 8.84%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -123%, , from 214k people in 2016 to 188k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Cut & sew apparel manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sewing machine operators represent the largest share of positions held in Cut & sew apparel manufacturing at 33%, followed by Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers with 7.48% and Designers with 6.81%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common occupations in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Designers, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, and Miscellaneous managers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Cut & sew apparel manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, and Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Cut & sew apparel manufacturing, by average wage, are Human resources managers, Software developers, applications & systems software, and Chief executives & legislators.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wages

Average Salary

$41,178

AVERAGE WAGE

± $2,785

On average, employees in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group make $41,178 per year. This number makes Cut & sew apparel manufacturing the 192 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.463

WAGE GINI

Cut & sew apparel manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.463, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $48,872 and $36,632. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

118k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±8.43k

69.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

±6.48k

62.9% of workers in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,872

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$5,585

$36,632

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,908

On average, Male workers in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group make 1.33 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.12 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Cut & sew apparel manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

View Data
Save Image

Intermediate Inputs

The Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Use of Output by Other Industries

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Projections

Growth projections of the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at N/A%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (N/A%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Output Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart