Textile, garment or related trade n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of textiles and related craft occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 541: Textiles and Garments Trades.

Tasks

  • Performs other tasks not elsewhere classified, for example, forms mounts for wigs, makes buttons, shapes hat brims, and staples seams of industrial gloves.
  • Shapes and steams fabric into hats or hoods and gives final shape to fibre helmets and felt hats.
  • Examines sketches and draws out patterns for the manufacture of garments and upholstery.
  • Fills and stuffs cushions, quilts, soft toys and furniture.
  • Marks out, cuts and sews corsets, light clothing and hoods and aprons and makes and repairs sails, boat covers and other canvas goods.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 29% 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

£18,803

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for textile, garment or related trade n.e.c. is £18,803

77 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 77. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

jobs

Job Postings

Over the past year, 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 £18,803 per year. That is about £1,567 per month or £9.64 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,477, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £27,144

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, 77 people are employed in the region.

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