Weaver or knitter
Typical Education Level
Entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or an appropriate BTEC/SQA award. Training is usually provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs in Manufacturing Textiles are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3 and in Products from Textiles at Levels 1 and 2.
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, NAN% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for weaver or knitter is £16,887
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 47. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 4 jobs have been posted for weaver or knitter roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £16,887 per year. That is about £1,407 per month or £8.66 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,085, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £24,492
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 47 people are employed in the region.