Tailor earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level tailor earnings begin at:

$17.89 per hour

$37,210 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level tailor earnings begin at:

$16.57 per hour

$34,460 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level tailor earnings begin at:

$14.05 per hour

$29,210 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level tailor earnings begin at:

$12.99 per hour

$27,020 per year

10th percentile

Starting level tailor earnings begin at:

$11.29 per hour

$23,490 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 Kentucky. On average, they make less than medical administrative assistants but more than vehicle cleaners.

Career Median Salary
Medical administrative assistant salary $34K
Highway maintenance worker salary $30K
Piano tuner salary $28K
Nail technician salary $33K
Teller salary $29K
Tailor salary $29K
Esthetician salary $30K
Courier salary $29K
Switchboard operator salary $29K
Vehicle cleaner salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)