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“Wardrobe Stylist” will maybe be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #336 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers. May assist with multiple costume changes during performances.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 39-3092.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 50,470.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 24.00
- Currently, there are 6,640 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Costume Attendants”.
Also Known As…
- Costume Attendants
- Wardrobe Supervisor
- Wardrobe Manager
- Wardrobe Attendant
- Wardrobe Assistant
- Costume Shop Manager
- Costume Seamstress
- Costume Draper
- Wardrobe Technician
- Wardrobe Specialist
- Wardrobe Mistress
- Wardrobe Custodian
- Item Repair Manager
- Costuming Supervisor
- Costumer Assistant
- Costume Technician
- Costume Specialist
- Costume Shop Coordinator
- Costume Mistress
- Costume Director
- Costume Cutter
- Clothing Supervisor
Tasks for “Wardrobe Stylist”
- Clean and press costumes before and after performances and perform any minor repairs.
- Review scripts or other production information to determine a story's locale or period, as well as the number of characters and required costumes.
- Study books, pictures, or examples of period clothing to determine styles worn during specific periods in history.
- Monitor, maintain, or secure inventories of costumes, wigs, or makeup, providing keys or access to assigned directors, costume designers, or wardrobe mistresses/masters.
- Design or construct costumes or send them to tailors for construction, major repairs, or alterations.
- Direct the work of wardrobe crews during dress rehearsals or performances.
- Purchase, rent, or requisition costumes or other wardrobe necessities.
- Arrange costumes in order of use to facilitate quick-change procedures for performances.
- Create worksheets for dressing lists, show notes, or costume checks.
- Provide managers with budget recommendations and take responsibility for budgetary line items related to costumes, storage, or makeup needs.
- Check the appearance of costumes on stage or under lights to determine whether desired effects are being achieved.
- Return borrowed or rented items when productions are complete and return other items to storage.
- Provide dressing assistance to cast members or assign cast dressers to assist specific cast members with costume changes.
- Inventory stock to determine types or conditions of available costuming.
- Examine costume fit on cast members and sketch or write notes for alterations.
- Distribute costumes or related equipment and keep records of item status.
- Recommend vendors and monitor their work.
- Participate in the hiring, training, scheduling, or supervision of alteration workers.
- Collaborate with production designers, costume designers, or other production staff to discuss and execute costume design details.
- Assign lockers to employees and maintain locker rooms, dressing rooms, wig rooms, or costume storage or laundry areas.
- Care for non-clothing items, such as flags, table skirts, or draperies.
Related Technology & Tools
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- Walking foot machines
- Hot glue guns
- Multi tools
- Garment steamers
- Commercial dryers
- Personal computers
- Portable ironing boards
- Portable electric fabric cutters
- Electric irons
- Multipurpose sewing machines
- Laptop computers
- Combination pliers
- Measuring tapes
- Data input scanners
- Mobile radios
- Commercial washing machines
- Fabric pressing equipment
- Sewing needles
- Dry cleaning equipment
- Microsoft Word
- Database software
- Microsoft Excel
- Web browser software
- Garment tracking software
- Microsoft Outlook