Textile, garment or related trade n.e.c.
- Marks out, cuts and sews corsets, light clothing and hoods and aprons and makes and repairs sails, boat covers and other canvas goods.
- Fills and stuffs cushions, quilts, soft toys and furniture.
- Examines sketches and draws out patterns for the manufacture of garments and upholstery.
- Shapes and steams fabric into hats or hoods and gives final shape to fibre helmets and felt hats.
- Performs other tasks not elsewhere classified, for example, forms mounts for wigs, makes buttons, shapes hat brims, and staples seams of industrial gloves.
Typical Education Level
Entry does not depend on academic qualifications. Training is mainly on-the-job although relevant vocational courses and qualifications are available in some areas.
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 30% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for textile, garment or related trade n.e.c. is £17,628
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 71. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 0 jobs have been posted for textile, garment or related trade n.e.c. roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £17,628 per year. That is about £1,469 per month or £9.04 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,650, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £25,545
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, 71 people are employed in the region.