Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of fabric and apparel patternmakers in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fabric and apparel patternmakers salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,990
25th Percentile Wage
$27,920
50th Percentile Wage
$39,130
75th Percentile Wage
$73,430
90th Percentile Wage
$98,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fabric and apparel patternmakers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fabric and apparel patternmakers is $98,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fabric and apparel patternmakers is $23,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fabric and apparel patternmakers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,130
-31.74% -23.56%
2016
$51,550
1.63% -
2015
$50,710
5.19% -
2014
$48,080
-5.93% -
2013
$50,930
5.07% -
2012
$48,350
- -

Compare Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of fabric and apparel patternmakers in four industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for fabric and apparel patternmakers occupations is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $56,390. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry (annual salary $34,840). For detailed fabric and apparel patternmakers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$56,390
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$39,440
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$39,440
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$34,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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