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Drapery Operator Salary

$28,238 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$373

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Drapery Operator is $28,238 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drapery Operator is between $22,119 and $33,122. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates sewing machine to join precut pieces of material to form finished draperies: folds edges of material by hand and guides them under machine needle to form hems.
  • Determines number of pleats required, according to width of finished drapery.
  • Gathers pleats by hand and guides material under machine needle to tack pleats tacking-machine operator.
  • May measure and cut material according to specifications, using rule and scissors.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
Drapery Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,450

Estimated population of Drapery Operator jobs: 3,578

Rate of error: 2.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,735
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for a Drapery Operator is $28,238 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drapery Operator is between $22,119 and $33,122. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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