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Drapery Operator Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$26,493 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$350

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Drapery Operator is $26,493 a year and $13 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Drapery Operator is between $20,753 and $31,076. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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Job Summary

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 Louisville, Kentucky, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$30,713
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville (US: (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl, UK: ) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, on the Indiana border. Named after King Louis XVI of France, Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachians. With nearby Falls of the Ohio as the only...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drapery Operator is $26,493 a year and $13 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Drapery Operator is between $20,753 and $31,076. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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