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Silk Finisher Salary
in Maryland, United States

$34,032 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$493

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Silk Finisher is $34,032 a year and $16 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Silk Finisher is between $26,174 and $40,438. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Presses drycleaned and wet-cleaned silk and synthetic fiber garments, using hot-head press or steamtable, puff irons, and hand iron: operates machine presses to finish those parts that can be pressed flat and completes other parts of garments by pressing with hand iron.
  • Finishes parts difficult to reach, such as flounces, by fitting parts over puff irons.
  • Finishes velvet garments by steaming on buck of hot-head press or steamtable, and brushing pile (nap) with handbrush.
  • Finishes fancy garments, such as evening gowns and costumes, with hand iron, applying knowledge of fabrics and heats to produce high quality finishes which cannot be obtained on machine presses.
  • Presses ties on small pressing machine or by inserting heated metal form into tie and touching up rough places with hand iron.
  • Finishes pleated garments, determining size of pleat from evidence of old pleat or from work order (for new garments) and presses with machine press or hand iron.
  • May press wool fabrics requiring precision finishing.
  • In establishments where many silk finishers are employed may be designated according to specialty as finisher, hand; form-finishing-machine operator; hot-head-machine operator; pleat presser; puff-iron operator i; tie presser; velvet steamer.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$39,453
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Silk Finisher Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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