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Total Workforce
51,271
Average Age
49.8
Estimated Job Growth
-8.8%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$27,171
Average Male Salary
$44,855
Average Female Salary
$20,702

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Clothing stores is the industry that employs the most Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, by average wage, is Cut & sew apparel manufacturing. Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers are paid most in Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers in the US. The average age of male Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers in the workforce is 49 and of female Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers is 50.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers hold a major in Communication Technologies.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Installation, and Operation and Control.

Radar Distribution

The closest comparable data for the Detailed Occupation Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers is from the Minor Occupation Group Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers.
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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers are expected to see a growth of -8.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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