Industrial sewing machine operators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9446  ·  Browse All Occupations

Industrial sewing machine operators operate sewing machines to sew fabric, fur, leather or synthetic materials to produce or repair garments and other articles. They are employed in clothing, footwear, textile products, fur products and other manufacturing establishments and by furriers.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Automatic Sewing Machine Operator
  • Bag Sewer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Bag Sewer, Leather
  • Basting Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Basting Sewing Machine Operator, Automatic
  • Binding Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Binding Sewing Machine Operator
  • Binding Stitcher - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Blindstitch-sewing Machine Operator
  • Button Sewer, Machine
  • Button Stayer
  • Buttonhole Finisher
  • Buttonhole Machine Operator
  • Buttonhole Maker
  • Buttonhole Stayer
  • Canvas Goods Sewing Machine Operator
  • Carpet Binder
  • Carpet Sewer
  • Closer - Sewing
  • Closer Sewing Machine Operator
  • Cloth Mender
  • Commercial Sewing Machine Operator
  • Domestic Sewing Machine Operator
  • Double Needle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Double Needle Sewing Machine Stitcher
  • Drapery Header
  • Drapery Heading Maker
  • Drapery Sewer
  • Fabric Mender
  • Fabric Repairer
  • Factory Hat Sewer
  • Fancy Stitch Machine Operator
  • Footwear Sewer
  • Fur Goods Sewer
  • Fur Sewer
  • Fur Sewing Machine Operator
  • Garment Braid Maker - Garment Manufacturing
  • Garment Braider - Garment Manufacturing
  • Garment Mender - Sewing
  • Glove Stitcher
  • Hemmer Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
  • Joiner Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Garment Sewer
  • Leather Garment Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Glove Repairer
  • Leather Products Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Sewer
  • Leather-glove-stitching Machine Operator
  • Leather-sewing Machine Operator
  • Lining Sewer
  • Lining Stitcher
  • Machine Operator - Garment Manufacturing
  • Material Mender
  • Moccasin Sewer
  • Multineedle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Overcaster - Garment Manufacturing
  • Overcasting Machine Operator
  • Overedging Machine Operator
  • Overlock Sewing Machine Operator
  • Overseamer - Garment Manufacturing
  • Piping-sewing Machine Operator
  • Pocket Setter
  • Profile-pocket Sewing Machine Operator
  • Rug Joiner
  • Rug Sewer
  • Sample Sewer
  • Serger - Garment Manufacturing
  • Serging Machine Operator
  • Sewer - Garment Manufacturing
  • Sewer, Textile Products
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Shoe Parts Sewer
  • Shoe Sewer
  • Shoe Stitcher
  • Single-needle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Slide-fastener-sewing Machine Operator
  • Slipper Maker
  • Stitcher - Garment Manufacturing
  • Stitching Machine Operator - Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Stocking Stitcher
  • Tacking Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Textile Products Mender
  • Tufted Carpet Mender
  • Underwear Sewer
  • Vamp Stitcher
  • Zipper-sewing Machine Operator
  • Fur Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Products Sewing Machine Operator
  • Lining Stitcher
  • Sample Sewer
  • Serging Machine Operator
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Shoe Sewer

6 Active Job Posts for Industrial sewing machine operators

These companies are looking for industrial sewing machine operators right now:

operator, sewing machine at Colcha Linens Inc ⋅ July 28, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education No degree, certificate or diploma Experience 1 year to less than 2 years Specific Skills

Cut Sewer at Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor ⋅ July 24, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Please note this job is not at the Unemployed Help Centre but at another company. Cutter/Sewer You will cut the

commercial sewing machine operator at Boycotts Beds ⋅ July 23, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience Experience 7 months to less than 1

sewer, textile products at Windsor Upholstery & Auto Trim Limited ⋅ July 21, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education No degree, certificate or diploma Experience 3 years to less than 5 years

Full time sewer at Windsor Upholstery and Auto Trim Ltd. ⋅ July 21, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Looking for individual with sewing experience forimmediate job opening …….Please send resume

Sewing Machine Operator at Colcha Linens ⋅ June 22, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ We have a position for a sewing home goods like duvet covers, pillow shams, cushion, valances and more. Must have

Back to top

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for industrial sewing machine operators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $12,242
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for industrial sewing machine operators.

Sex Median Income
Male $16,887
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for industrial sewing machine operators.

$39,000.00
Lowest Observed
$42,900.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$40,300.00
Average
$39,000.00
Median
$42,900.00
75th Percentile

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for industrial sewing machine operators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 10
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 15
55 to 64 years 35
65 to 74 years 20
75 years and over 10
Total 90
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 10
Manufacturing 80
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 10
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 50
Part Time 45
Total 95
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 85
Total 95
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 60
Self Employed 30
Total 90
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 80
Unemployed 10
Total 90
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for industrial sewing machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 15
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 45
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 15
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 95
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Career Paths

Occupations That Lead to This One

Interested in this occupation? The following occupations could give you the skills and experience you will need.

Occupations That Lead From This One

Are you already doing this job? The following occupations could be the next step in your career.

Back to top

8 Local Employers That Hire Industrial sewing machine operators

The following companies in this region have hired Industrial sewing machine operators in the past year:

Back to top

Help Us Serve You Better

We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

Your Age: