Cap Maker

Align cap parts and join them to form finished cap.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Cap Makers do?

Aligns cap parts and joins them to form finished cap, using needle and thread or sewing machine: Assembles parts, such as visors, covers, sweatbands, and ornaments, and joins them, using needle and thread; or operates sewing machine [HAT-AND-CAP SEWER] to join parts. May join parts with basting stitches. May be designated according to type of cap joined as Dress-Cap Maker; Uniform-Cap Operator.


Should I be a Cap Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Chocolate Maker, Cornice Maker, Dress-Cap Maker, Meat Carrier

    How to become a Cap Maker

    Cap Makers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Cap Maker-related education!
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