Garment Cutter Salaries - International Comparison

 
Job Description:   The garment cutter job includes the following responsibilities: cuts material (excl. leather) into parts for making up into clothing, using hand or machine cutting tools [9].
 
Methodology:   Unless otherwise indicated, the gross income is obtained from data provided to the International Labour Organization [9] by government agencies (Statistics Canada, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Statistics Finland, etc). The compulsory deductions include income tax, municipal tax, provincial/state income tax, social security (pension plan, medicare), compulsory additional insurance, etc. The deductions are representative of single-earner-married-without-child status, and are obtained from income tax calculators [t], social security withholdings, the OECD Tax Database [k], or other sources. Employees include both men and women unless otherwise noted.
 
    
 

Garment Cutter Job Average Salary

Country  Net Monthly Income  constant 2005 US$ [a] [d] Notes, Source                                                                               Gross Monthly Job Income Compulsory Deductions Weekly Hours
 
Australia average income PPP $ 2,304 $ 2,261 May 2004. Normal hours from collective agreements. Australian Bureau of Statistics, [9], [t]. 3,679 dollars 19% 38.9
U.S. average salary PPP $ 1,661 $ 1,661 Full-time and part-time employees, dressmaker, 2005. U.S. Department of Labor, [t]. 1,977 dollars 16% 36.5
Taiwan average income PPP $ 1,508 $ 808 Full-time and part-time employees, 2004. National Statistics Republic of China, [9]. 28,148 dollars 7% 43.4
Germany average salary PPP $ 1,413 $ 1,526 Minimum per month, 2005, normal hours of work. Federal Statistical Office of Germany, [9], [t]. 1,571 euros 22% 37.0
Finland average salary PPP $ 1,340 $ 1,600 Normal hours of work, 2004. Men only. Women make 1,500 euros per month. Statistics Finland, [9], [k], [t]. 1,644 euros 24% 40.1
UK median salary PPP $ 1,316 $ 1,527 Employees, 2005. UK Employment Department, [9], [t]. 1,048 pounds 20% 39.0
Canada average income PPP $ 1,299 $ 1,298 Cloth Weaver in the Spinning, Weaving, and Finishing Textiles industry. Employees, 2005. Statistics Canada, [9], [t]. 2,041 dollars 23% 38.6
France median salary PPP $ 1,255 $ 985 Non-qualified worker. Full-time employees, 2002. Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques, [36]. 960 euros 0%
Hong Kong average salary PPP $ 1,224 $ 918 Normal hours of work, 2005. Labourer in the spinning, weaving, and finishing textiles industry. Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department, [9]. 7,518 dollars 5% 46.0
Korea average salary PPP $ 1,210 $ 960 Excl. overtime and bonus, June 2005. Korea Ministry of Labour, [9]. 1,063,969 wons 8% 43.2
Italy average salary PPP $ 1,115 $ 1,204 Normal hours of work, 2005. Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, [9]. 1,224 euros 21% 40.0
Austria average salary PPP $ 1,036 $ 830 Standardized average salary (40 hours/week), employees, minimum per month, 2002. Austrian Central Statistical Office (ÖSTAT), [9], [t]. 1,011 euros 20% 40.0
Japan average salary PPP $ 892 $ 1,048 Excl. overtime and bonus, June 2005. Women only, dress maker, private establishments with 10 or more regular employees. Japan Statistical Yearbook [17], [k]. 128,000 yens 10%
Poland average income PPP $ 726 $ 389 Employees, 2004. Poland Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 1,957 zlotys 30% 41.0
Singapore average salary PPP $ 680 $ 623 Employees, private sector, 2004. Ministry of Manpower, [9], [t]. 1,279 dollars 20%
Czech Republic average income PPP $ 581 $ 379 Excl. bonuses, 2005. Czech Statistical Office, [9]. 11,328 korunas 20% 37.4
Portugal average salary PPP $ 567 $ 454 Employees, 2003. Instituto Nacional de Estatística, [9]. 425 euros 11% 39.4
Slovakia average income PPP $ 532 $ 273 Employees, 2004. Štatistický úrad Slovenskej republiky, [9], [k]. 10,946 korunas 22% 33.1
Philippines average salary PPP $ 495 $ 110 Employees, 2004. National Statistics Office, [9], [t]. 6,352 pesos 6%
Lithuania average salary PPP $ 494 $ 188 Employees, 2002. Statistics Lithuania, [9]. 867 litas 27% 40.0
Hungary average salary PPP $ 487 $ 309 Employees, May 2005. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, [9], [k]. 76,845 forints 20%
Kuwait average income PPP $ 477 $ 595 Men employees, 2004. Kuwait Ministry of Planning, [9]. 170 dinars 0% 55.0
China average salary PPP $ 453 $ 106 Employees, 2005. National Bureau of Statistics of China, [9]. 944 yuans 8%
Latvia average income PPP $ 448 $ 199 Adult full-time and part-time employees, 2005. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, [9], [t]. 148 lats 25% 37.1
Romania average salary PPP $ 421 $ 216 Men employees, 2005. Women make 879 new lei per month. Romania National Institute of Statistics, [9]. 878 new lei 29% 38.8
Mexico average income PPP $ 399 $ 255 Employees, 2005. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informatica (INEGI), [9], [k]. 2,832 pesos 2% 48.0
Peru average salary PPP $ 391 $ 180 Employees, June 2005. Men only. Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informatica, [9]. 670 sols 12% 53.4
Brazil average income PPP $ 350 $ 140 Employees, Dec 2004. Ministerio do Trabalho e da Previdência Social, [9]. 442 reals 10% 43.9
Thailand average salary PPP $ 330 $ 105 Men employees, 2005. Women make 6,035 bahts per month. Thailand National Statistical Office, [9], [t], [s]. 4,498 bahts 6% 53.0
Russia average salary PPP $ 282 $ 113 Employees, women only, 2004. Federal State Statistics Office, [9]. 3,626 roubles 13% 39.1
 

References

 
[a]   Interbank nominal exchange rate, Oanda.com; historical currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals.
[d]   World Economic Outlook Database, September 2006, International Monetary Fund.
[k]   OECD Tax Database. Annual database providing comparative information on personal and corporate income tax and consumption tax systems and rates in OECD countries since 2000. Information on social security contributions levied on employees and their employers is also reported.
[t]   Net income from gross income (calculators, tables): Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, UK, U.S., Singapore.
[9]   International Labour Organization. Compilation of average salary income worldwide. Classified by country, by employment category, and by gender.