Tailor earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level tailor earnings begin at:

$31.03 per hour

$64,540 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level tailor earnings begin at:

$28.62 per hour

$59,540 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level tailor earnings begin at:

$23.89 per hour

$49,680 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level tailor earnings begin at:

$18.68 per hour

$38,860 per year

10th percentile

Starting level tailor earnings begin at:

$14.27 per hour

$29,670 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Tailor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $57,480
District of Columbia $49,680
Hawaii $43,280
Washington $41,290
Connecticut $40,560
New Jersey $39,890
Minnesota $38,180
Massachusetts $37,930
Illinois $37,750
Nebraska $35,840
Alaska $35,480
Oregon $35,200
Oklahoma $34,400
North Dakota $33,100
Missouri $33,010
Colorado $31,800
California $31,660
Arizona $31,250
Wisconsin $31,220
Indiana $31,060
Florida $30,900
Alabama $30,510
Ohio $30,220
Utah $30,210
Maryland $30,190
Georgia $30,010
Texas $30,010
Iowa $29,950
Arkansas $29,880
Virginia $29,820
New Hampshire $29,480
Michigan $29,250
Kentucky $29,210
Maine $29,140
Idaho $28,970
North Carolina $28,560
Pennsylvania $28,530
Delaware $27,990
Nevada $27,650
Montana $24,480
South Carolina $23,490
Louisiana $23,360
Mississippi $22,710
Tennessee $22,660
Puerto Rico $22,310
West Virginia $22,140

How do tailor salaries compare to similar careers?

Tailors earn about the same as related careers in District of Columbia. On average, they make less than shipping and receiving clerks but more than customer service representatives.

Career Median Salary
Shipping and receiving clerk salary $55K
Esthetician salary $43K
Recreation worker salary $48K
Administrative assistant salary $49K
Security guard salary $49K
Tailor salary $50K
Postal service clerk salary $44K
Postal service worker salary $44K
Office clerk salary $44K
Customer service representative salary $44K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)