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Sailmaker Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$46,002 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sailmaker is $46,002 a year and $22 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Sailmaker is between $34,490 and $55,597. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sailmaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out canvas, plastic, rubber, and other materials and fabricates and assembles material into sails, awnings, tents, and tarpaulins: lays out full scale drawings on sail loft floor, according to blueprints or sketches, using chalk.
  • Cuts pattern from paper according to full scale drawing.
  • Marks outline on material with crayon.
  • Cuts material with shears or power cutter.
  • Sews sections of material together on power sewing machine.
  • Installs grommets, metal fittings, and fasteners by machine.
  • When hand-sewing grommets, measures and marks off grommet holes on material, punches holes, using mallet, punch, and hardwood block, and sews galvanized iron ring to edge of hole, using sailmaker's palm and sail twine.
  • Splices, inserts, and hems manila or wire rope in edges to relieve strain or sews rope at points where sail is attached to boom or mast.
  • Secures rope or cable to finished article.
  • Wraps and sews parts of rope or wire that are subject to chafing.
  • Installs and adjusts completed product on shipboard.
  • Examines completed sails for conformance to specifications.
  • May make awning frames awning-frame maker.
  • May be designated according to type of product made as awning maker; sailmaker; tentmaker.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Sailmaker Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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