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 $26,512 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Sewing machine operators by wage are Landscaping and groundskeeping workers, Transportation service attendants, and Barbers.
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, LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA, and Whitfield County PUMA, GA.