Other Clothing Trades Workers includes jobs like Milliner.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Confers with customers to determine material, styles and designs of garments.
    • Interprets designs, sketches and samples to determine pattern specifications.
    • Cuts out master patterns.
    • Lays up and cuts fabric.
    • Pins, bastes and drapes garment parts.
    • Sews garments.
    • Fits basted garments on customers and marks areas requiring alteration.

    More about Clothing Trades Workers

    All Clothing Trades Workers

    • $1,132 Weekly Pay
    • Decline Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Clothing Trades Workers

    • 180 workers Employment Size
    • Medium skill Skill level rating
    • 55% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 45 hours Average full-time
    • 46 years Average age
    • 72% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Clothing Trades Workers (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 180 in 2011 to 180 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Many Other Clothing Trades Workers work in New South Wales.
    • Industries: Most work in Manufacturing; Retail Trade; and Other Services.
    • Full-time: Around half work full-time (55%, less than the average of 66%), showing there are many opportunities to work part-time.
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 45 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 46 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (56%).
    • Gender: 72% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Manufacturing56.9
    Retail Trade29.3
    Other Services7.8
    Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2.4
    Other Industries3.6

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateOther Clothing Trades WorkersAll Jobs Average
    NSW46.831.6
    VIC23.725.6
    QLD20.820.0
    SA4.67.0
    WA4.010.8
    TAS0.02.0
    NT0.01.0
    ACT0.01.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketOther Clothing Trades WorkersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-191.6-5.05.0
    20-243.2-9.39.3
    25-3415.1-22.922.9
    35-4424.2-22.022.0
    45-5425.3-21.621.6
    55-5912.4-9.09.0
    60-649.7-6.06.0
    65 and Over8.6-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationOther Clothing Trades WorkersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate2.0-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree13.9-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma12.6-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV23.8-21.121.1
    Year 1222.5-18.118.1
    Year 112.6-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below22.5-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

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    Employers look for Clothing Trades Workers who are hardworking, reliable and work well in a team.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Customer and Personal Service

      62% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    2. Clerical

      46% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

    3. Psychology

      44% Skill level

      Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

    4. Design

      42% Skill level

      Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    5. Education and Training

      41% Skill level

      Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6052.00 - Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Being Exact or Accurate

      97% Important

      How important is being very exact or highly accurate?

    2. Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel

      95% Important

      How much time do you spend using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?

    3. Time Pressure

      92% Important

      How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?

    4. Impact of Decisions

      92% Important

      What results do your decisions have on other people?

    5. Frequency of Decision Making

      90% Important

      How often do you make decisions that affect other people?

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    O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6052.00 - Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers.

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