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Fabric Worker - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Fabric Worker"

How much does a Fabric Worker in the federal government get paid? $70,528.27* *Based on the 2021 average.

Fabric Worker was the 377th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 94 employed. The most common payscale was the supervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Fabric Working, with an average salary of $72,877.

Government Fabric Working jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Fabric Working job is FWS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in making, modifying, altering, and repairing clothing and/or equipment or other items such as awnings, tents, containments, gun covers, sleeping bags, parachutes, belts, carrying cases, flags, bed linens, protective clothing, work clothes, dress clothes, suits, coats, uniforms, and other articles made of fabric. Fabrics include wool, cotton, linen, canvas, nylon, polyester, rayon, acetate, acrylic, olefin, saran, metallic fabrics, fabrics made of rubber yarns or plastic filaments, leather, felt, fiberglass, vinyl, asbestos, and other similar materials.

Agencies that have hired a Fabric Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 85 $72,876.53
Indian Health Service 6 $45,952.33
Veterans Health Administration 2 $42,406.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $74,626.00

Fabric Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Fabric Worker is $70,528.27. The highest paid Fabric Worker made $84,815 in 2021.

Common Fabric Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Fabric Working Employees
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 85
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 9

Starting Paygrade: $17.68 to $7.38 / hour at paygrade FWS-1
Maximum Paygrade: $11.13 to $30.53 / hour at paygrade FWS-9

Other Jobs at the FWS-1 Paygrade

FWS-1 is the starting paygrade for Fabric Working jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Custodial WorkingFWS-1FWS-2
Mobile Equipment ServicingFWS-1FWS-6
Laboratory WorkingFWS-1FWS-4

Average Fabric Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Fabric Worker was $53,437. Since then, the average pay has increased to $70,528 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 3105.

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