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Zipper Setter Salary

$41,471 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$693

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Zipper Setter is $41,471 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Zipper Setter is between $31,135 and $50,078. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates sewing machine equipped with guides that prevent needle from contacting metal to sew slide fasteners in openings or on parts of articles, such as mattresses, blankets, cushions, upholsteries, sleeping bags and other camping equipment, and quilt covers: places roll of zippers on holder, or selects zipper of specified length, and draws end of zipper through guides.
  • Cuts zippers from roll after sewing, using scissors.
  • Attaches zipper slide to zipper and opens zipper before sewing stops on each end of zipper opening.
  • When sewing zippers on plastic material, operates machine equipped with folding attachment to sew binding material over seam.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, regular equipment.
Zipper Setter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,450

Estimated population of Zipper Setter jobs: 3,523

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$48,076
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Zipper Setter is $41,471 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Zipper Setter is between $31,135 and $50,078. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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