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Tailor/​Dressmaker

Kaihanga Kākahu

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Tailors/dressmakers design, make, alter and repair clothing. 

Pay

Tailors/dressmakers usually earn

$16-$20 per hour

Source: NZ Fashion Tech and Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a tailor/dressmaker are average due to increasing job numbers.
A man is trimming a suit with scissors

Tailor/dressmakers sew clothing to fit a customer's measurements

Last updated 15 February 2018