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Suit Finisher Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,347 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$470

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Suit Finisher is $33,347 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Suit Finisher is between $25,749 and $39,522. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs specialized hand and machine sewing operations in manufacture of made-to-measure or ready-to-wear clothing, applying knowledge of garment construction and fabrics: trims and shapes edges of garment parts preparatory to sewing and cuts excess material from seam edges, using shears or knife.
  • Fits collar facing to underfacing, trims edge of undercollar with shears, and sews undercollar to collar.
  • Bastes collar or sleeves to coat body and sews collar or sleeves to coat with permanent stitches.
  • Stitches shoulder padding, coat facing, and lining together at armhole.
  • Bastes and sews canvas material in various coat parts, such as undercollar, shoulder, and front edge.
  • Joins shoulder padding to coat with basting stitches.
  • May sew on buttons and make buttonholes to finish suits.
  • May be designated according to tasks performed or garments sewn as coat baster (garment; retail trade); coat padder (garment; retail trade); collar setter (garment; retail trade); lapel padder (garment; retail trade); sleeve tailor (garment; retail trade); suit finisher (garment; retail trade).
  • May be designated: top-collar maker (garment; retail trade); undercollar baster (garment; retail trade); undercollar maker (garment; retail trade); vest tailor (garment; retail trade).
Suit Finisher Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Job family population: 20,440

Estimated population of Suit Finisher jobs: 1,736

Rate of error: 7.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,659
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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