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Highest Paying Industries for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

The top 28 highest paying industries for fabric and apparel patternmakers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $59,160, management of companies and enterprises is the highest paying industry for fabric and apparel patternmakers. It is followed by cut and sew apparel manufacturing industry (average annual salary $49,440). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of fabric and apparel patternmakers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 28 Highest Paying Industries for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,160
60
2 Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$49,440
2,700
3 Apparel Manufacturing
$48,540
2,770
4 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$48,230
770
5 Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$48,080
750
6 Wholesale Trade
$48,080
780
7 Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$43,510
70
8 Specialized Design Services
$43,010
110
9 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,010
110
10 Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$41,010
70
11 Manufacturing
$39,700
4,130
12 Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$36,960
450
13 Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$36,940
450
14 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$36,560
530
15 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$36,090
n/a
16 Nonstore Retailers
$36,090
n/a
17 Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$34,740
60
18 Retail Trade
$34,710
140
19 Textile Mills
$33,640
100
20 Fabric Mills
$29,850
80
21 Textile Furnishings Mills
$27,890
80
22 Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$27,840
60
23 Textile Product Mills
$26,840
550
24 Other Textile Product Mills
$26,600
470
25 Employment Services
$23,240
140
26 Administrative and Support Services
$23,240
140
27 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,240
140
28 Temporary Help Services
$23,210
100
See also: Highest paying cities for fabric and apparel patternmakers.