Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers: Career Information
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
Top 3 patternmaker Jobs
Dressmaker - Bespoke Seamstress / Patternmaker
- Cargie Threads
- Concord West NSW
We take on a very wide scope of projects for clients we adore working with! These projects vary as broadly as our clients, from one off couture dresses, suit…
- Weir Minerals Australia
- Sydney NSW
To support the Weir Minerals business through the effective creation and modification of patterns, to be used in the casting process.
- Workwear Group
- Melbourne VIC
Collaborate with all key stakeholders during the design and product development process- fabric and garment technicians, patternmakers and sourcing teams.
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What Fabric and apparel patternmakers Do
Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.
Fabric and apparel patternmaker Salaries
- 2014 employment: 5,400
- May 2015 median annual wage: $43,900
Job Outlook for Fabric and apparel patternmakers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -1,400
- Growth rate: -26 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Fabric and apparel patternmaker
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.