Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

General Information

Description

Press or shape articles by hand or machine.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit92.06%
  2. Self-employed4.75%
  3. Private, not for profit1.74%
  4. State and local government0.52%
  5. Federal government0.12%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$25,580

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$30,380
$19,940
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Less than high school 59%
  • High school 25%
  • Doctoral degree 14%
  • Associate's degree 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Sales and Marketing

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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