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What is a Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker?

Job Description & Duties All textile, apparel, and furnishings workers not listed separately.

Types of Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker Jobs

  • Skein Tier
  • Dumper Operator
  • Slasher Operator
  • Pattern Changer
  • Hat Trimmer

Job Outlook for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers

There were about 16,300 jobs for Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker in 2016 (in the United States). There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 1,800 job openings in this field each year.

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The states with the most job growth for Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker are North Dakota, Utah, and Louisiana. Watch out if you plan on working in New Hampshire, Kansas, or New Mexico. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Textile, Apparel, or Furnishings Worker

The salary for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers ranges between about $19,980 and $49,580 a year.

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Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers who work in Washington, Oklahoma, or New York, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $26,650
Arizona $30,470
Arkansas $26,610
California $28,730
Colorado $29,650
Connecticut $31,640
Delaware $41,610
Florida $30,020
Georgia $31,320
Hawaii $43,320
Illinois $24,390
Indiana $26,500
Iowa $30,630
Kentucky $37,490
Maine $36,480
Maryland $25,200
Massachusetts $35,180
Michigan $23,830
Minnesota $29,150
Mississippi $32,670
Missouri $35,250
Nebraska $28,990
Nevada $26,590
New Hampshire $29,460
New Jersey $26,380
New York $47,100
North Carolina $25,950
North Dakota $26,810
Ohio $38,340
Oklahoma $46,500
Oregon $29,780
Pennsylvania $37,050
Rhode Island $24,340
South Carolina $34,960
Tennessee $42,180
Texas $26,400
Virginia $34,460
Washington $47,010
Wisconsin $40,850

Where Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers Are Employed

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The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

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