There are currently an estimated 44,300 tailors in the United States. The tailor job market is expected to shrink by -10.2% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are tailors?

CareerExplorer rates tailors with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -800 tailors. That number is based on the retirement of 3,700 existing tailors.

What’s the supply of tailors?

The tailor industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York

Tailor job market by state

State Name Employed Tailors
California 2,470
Texas 2,340
New York 1,680
Michigan 810
Ohio 700
Florida 650
Pennsylvania 620
North Carolina 550
Washington 550
Indiana 460
Illinois 460
Maryland 420
Wisconsin 410
Georgia 390
Tennessee 390
Connecticut 390
District of Columbia 360
Oregon 340
Massachusetts 330
New Jersey 310
Nevada 260
Mississippi 250
Kentucky 240
South Carolina 240
Alabama 210
Missouri 200
Colorado 190
Arizona 170
Iowa 150
Kansas 150
Hawaii 110
Idaho 100
Arkansas 80
Delaware 50
Nebraska 50