Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers (51-6052)

Occupation description:  Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 40,50037,000 -8.50 1,3501,350

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 13.768.9010.09 12.4215.6119.90
Alaska 15.8812.1013.23 15.2918.3921.53

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
251 4.062.5 50.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation8
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 19
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training