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Parachute Taper Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$27,742 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$372

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Parachute Taper is $27,742 a year and $13 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Parachute Taper is between $21,646 and $32,625. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates sewing machine equipped with folding attachment to sew binding material over edges or seams of articles, such as camping equipment, linens, parachutes, gloves and mittens, or hats and caps, to reinforce, prevent raveling, and give finished appearance: places roll of binding on holder and draws end through folding attachment.
  • Positions edge of article between folds of binding material and guides article and material under needle.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
  • When binding blankets, folds binding material at end of seam to form corners and sews over folded corner.
  • When binding fitted sheets, matches curved edges of sheet and guides edges under needle to form sheet corners.
  • May operate sewing machine equipped with shirring mechanism to gather binding as binding is attached to article.
  • May be designated according to article or part bound as band-lining bander; blanket binder; ear-flap binder; fitted-sheet binder; flap-lining binder; helmet binder.
  • May be designated: parachute taper; pot-holder binder; screen-vent binder; soft-hat binder.
  • May bind rug samples and be designated sample processor (carpet & rug).
Parachute Taper Job Prevalence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Parachute Taper jobs: 3,525

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,160
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Cost of Living Score:

Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300...

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