Tailor/​Dressmaker

Kaihanga Kākahu

Tailors/dressmakers design, make, alter or repair clothing. They may specialise in certain types of garments.

Pay

Tailors/dressmakers with one to two years' experience usually earn

$15-$16 per hour

Tailors/dressmakers with more than two years' experience usually earn

$17-$20 per hour

Source: YourStyle Tailoring.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a tailor/dressmaker are poor due to limited demand for their services.
Latisha Thompson sewing a garment on a sewing machine

Latisha Thompson sewing a jacket

Last updated 13 November 2017