We surveyed 526 seamstresses to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical seamstress. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a seamstress?

Low

High

Working as a seamstress typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a seamstress?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a seamstress typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a seamstress?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a seamstress. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for seamstresses.

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Do seamstresses work full-time or part-time?

37% of seamstresses work in full-time roles while 63% work part-time.

Is being a seamstress stressful?

Low

High

Seamstresses tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a seamstress?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a seamstress.

How competitive is the workplace for seamstresses?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for seamstresses.

Does being a seamstress require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for seamstresses.

Are seamstresses allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Seamstresses are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.

Do seamstresses have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally seamstresses will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a seamstress physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a seamstress may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.

Are seamstresses exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Seamstresses tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being a seamstress require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a seamstress.

Does being a good seamstress require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a seamstress.