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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a shirt presser. For example, did you know that they make an average of $24.41 an hour? That's $50,776 a year!

What Does a Shirt Presser Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a shirt presser, we found that a lot of resumes listed 39.1% of shirt pressers included customer service, while 17.2% of resumes included touch ups, and 13.6% of resumes included customer orders. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the shirt presser job title. But what industry to start with? Most shirt pressers actually find jobs in the retail and manufacturing industries.

How To Become a Shirt Presser

If you're interested in becoming a shirt presser, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 7.9% of shirt pressers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 0.5% of shirt pressers have master's degrees. Even though some shirt pressers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a shirt presser. When we researched the most common majors for a shirt presser, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on shirt presser resumes include diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a shirt presser. In fact, many shirt presser jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many shirt pressers also have previous career experience in roles such as customer service representative or crew member.

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Average Salary
$50,776
Average Salary
Job Openings
8
Job Openings

Shirt Presser Career Paths

Top Careers Before Shirt Presser

Cashier
29.4 %

Top Careers After Shirt Presser

Cashier
21.1 %

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Average Salary for a Shirt Presser

Shirt Pressers in America make an average salary of $50,776 per year or $24 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $120,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $21,000 per year.
Average Salary
$50,776

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Production-Shirt Pressser
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02/22/2020
$27,65302/22/2020
$27,653
Shirt Presser
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Dependable Cleaners
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01/29/2020
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$26,60901/29/2020
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Shirt Presser
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Dependable Cleaners
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12/21/2019
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10/29/2019
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$26,60910/29/2019
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Shirt Presser Demographics

Gender

female

66.3 %

male

29.6 %

unknown

4.1 %

Ethnicity

White

59.0 %

Hispanic or Latino

22.1 %

Black or African American

11.5 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

75.0 %

German

12.5 %

Vietnamese

12.5 %
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Shirt Presser Education

Degrees

High School Diploma

39.4 %

Certificate

33.9 %

Diploma

11.0 %
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Top Skills For a Shirt Presser

  • Customer Service, 39.1%
  • Touch UPS, 17.2%
  • Customer Orders, 13.6%
  • Different Machines, 8.7%
  • Communication, 8.7%
  • Other Skills, 12.7%
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Top Shirt Presser Employers

1. UniFirst
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$44,701
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
7+
2. Dependable Highway Express
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$31,236
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
4+
3. Pride Cleaners
3.7
Avg. Salary: 
$42,340
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
4+
4. Deluxe
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$44,249
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
4+
5. Tip Top Poultry
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$50,171
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
3+
6. Cintas
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$60,757
Shirt Pressers Hired: 
3+
Updated October 2, 2020