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Career and Education Opportunities for Tailors in Florida

Florida has a population of 18,537,969, which has grown by 15.99% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Sunshine State," its capital is Tallahassee, though its biggest city is Jacksonville.

About 3,540 people are currently employed as tailors in Florida. By 2016, this is expected to grow by 16% to 4,120 people employed. This is better than the nation as a whole, where employment opportunities for tailors are expected to shrink by about 2.0%. In general, tailors design, make, or fit garments.

Income for tailors is about $10 hourly or $22,130 annually on average in Florida. Nationally, their income is about $12 per hour or $24,990 per year. Compared with people working in the overall category of Fabric and Leather , people working as tailors in Florida earn less. They earn more than people working in the overall category of Fabric and Leather nationally.

In 2008, there were a total of 10,424,100 jobs in Florida. The average annual income was $39,064 in 2008, up from $39,036 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Florida was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 4.2% since the previous year. Roughly 22.3% of Florida residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Florida include employment services, professional employer organizations, and water transportation. Notable tourist attractions include the Brown Museum of Art, the Nature's Botanica Boutique, and the Fish Mania.

CITIES WITH Tailor OPPORTUNITIES IN Florida


JOB DESCRIPTION: Tailor

Tailor video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

In general, tailors design, make, or fit garments.

Every day, tailors are expected to be able to control objects and devices with precise control. They need to visualize how things come together and can be organized. It is also important that they control and manipulate objects at a fine level of detail.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Florida include:

  • Laundry Operator. Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, and carpets.
  • Medical Appliance Technician. Construct, fit, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, artificial limbs, and other surgical and medical appliances.
  • Prepress Technician. Set up and prepare material for printing presses.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Florida

Florida
Florida photo by Mwanner

Florida has a population of 18,537,969, which has grown by 15.99% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Sunshine State," its capital is Tallahassee, though its biggest city is Jacksonville. In 2008, there were a total of 10,424,100 jobs in Florida. The average annual income was $39,064 in 2008, up from $39,036 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Florida was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 4.2% since the previous year. About 22.3% of Florida residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Florida include employment services, professional employer organizations, and water transportation. Notable tourist destinations include the Fish Mania, the Mike S Aquatics, and the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens.