Overlock Collar Setter

Operate overlock sewing machines to attach collar to neckline of garments.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Overlock Collar Setters do?

Operates overlock sewing machine to attach collar to neckline of garment: Positions collar on neckline and joins parts, manipulating fabric to align edges according to markings. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May set cuffs instead of collars, with or without intermittent shirring, and be designated Cuff Setter, Overlock.

Should I be an Overlock Collar Setter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Collar Maker, Collar Runner, Collar Setter, Overlock, Cuff Setter, Overlock, Top Collar Maker

    How to become an Overlock Collar Setter

    Most Overlock Collar Setters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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