Textile Manufacturing Workers

Textile manufacturing workers prepare natural and synthetic fibers for spinning into yarn and manufacture yarn into textile products that are used in clothing, in household goods, and for many industrial purposes. Among the processes that these workers perform are cleaning, carding, combing, and spinning fibers; weaving, knitting, or bonding yarns and threads into textiles; and dyeing and finishing fabrics. Textile, textile product, and apparel manufacturing workers hold more than 497,100 jobs in the United States.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Technical/Shop
Skills
  • Computer
  • Interpersonal
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Realistic
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification None

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