Sewing machine operators are most often employed by the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Sewing machine operators was $25,995 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Sewing machine operators by wage are Bus drivers, school, Religious workers, all other, and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders.
Sewing machine operators are part of the Production Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Other assemblers and fabricators, and 55 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Sewing machine operators are LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA, LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, and Whitfield County PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Sewing machine operators are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, Whitfield County PUMA, GA, and LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA.