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Mender Salary

$17,668 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mender is $17,668 a year and $8 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mender is between $15,079 and $19,699. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates sewing machine to repair defects, such as tears and holes in garments, linens, curtains, draperies, and blankets: patches, darns, or reweaves holes or tears in garments, curtains, or linens, and resews ripped seams.
  • Sews fringe, tassels, and ruffles onto drapes and curtains.
  • Sews buttons and trimming on garments after they have been cleaned.
  • Operates sewing machine to restitch or replace binding ribbon on edge of blankets.
  • May cut curtains to specified measurements and hem edges.
  • May shorten or lengthen hems to alter size of garments.
  • May replace pockets in coats or trousers.
  • May sew identifying labels and emblems on uniforms, linens, or diapers for linen supply or diaper service.
  • May repair defective stitching on articles.
  • May be designated according to type of article sewn as sewer, linen room or machine used as darning-machine operator.
  • May examine lace webbing for defects and be designated examiner-mender.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
Mender Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Fabric Menders, Except Garment

Job family population: 390

Estimated population of Mender jobs: 82

Rate of error: 14.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Mender Job Listings for United States

Mender - 4524314
May 1
Dalton, GA, USA
Automation Personnel Services
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Apr 10
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Fender Mender Collision Center
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Mender Operators
May 21
Dalton, GA, USA
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Mending carpet for local carpet manufacturer. we have 1st shift and 2nd shift available. Must have 1 year experience
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