Sewers, Hand


Sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Include weavers and stitchers. Exclude 'Fabric Menders, Except Garment' (49-9093).


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 200 8.10 6.11 9.09 16,850 12,710 18,910
St Louis MSA 80 9.30 6.92 10.49 19,350 14,400 21,830
Kansas City* 20 8.33 6.76 9.12 17,335 14,060 18,973
Southeast Region* 70 6.33 6.09 6.45 13,168 12,666 13,419

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 350 360 10 2.86 9 Caution
Kansas City MSA 90 90 .00 3 Caution
St Louis MSA 70 60 -10 -14.29 2 Caution
Central Region* 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution
Southeast Region* 90 90 .00 2 Fair
Southwest Region* 20 20 .00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training