Occupation Profile for Costume Attendants

Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers.


$25,740.00 Median Annual Wage 0 Average Job Openings Per Year
9.6 Average Unemployment Percentage 46.4 Percentage That Completed High School
4,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 31.5 Percentage That Had Some College
5,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 22.2 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Assistant, Costumer
Costume Cutter
Costume Designer
Costume Draper
Costume Mistress
Costume Seamstress
Costume Shop Manager
Costume Specialist
Custodian, Wardrobe
Supervisor, Clothing
Supervisor, Costuming
Theatrical Wardrobe Attendant
Theatrical Wardrobe Dresser
Wardrobe Assistant
Wardrobe Attendant
Wardrobe Dresser
Wardrobe Mistress
Wardrobe Specialist
Wardrobe Supervisor

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Fine Arts — Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Core — Distribute costumes and related equipment, and keep records of item status.
  • Core — Return borrowed or rented items when productions are complete and return other items to storage.
  • Core — Clean and press costumes before and after performances, and perform any minor repairs.
  • Core — Arrange costumes in order of use to facilitate quick-change procedures for performances.
  • Supplemental — Provide assistance to cast members in wearing costumes, or assign cast dressers to assist specific cast members with costume changes.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

6 Costume Attendant Jobs Found

The Wardrobe Attendant is responsible for working as part for the Wardrobe team to maintain and finish costumes, accessories, and shoes, and provid...
MGM Resorts International - NV - Las Vegas - posted 14 days ago
Run cue tracks to position and maintain costume and related accessories for the performance and artists training. Follow all assigned daytime laund...
MGM Resorts International - NV - Las Vegas - posted 6 days ago
Knowledge of OSHA. Run cue tracks to position and maintain costume and related accessories for the performance and artist's training. Follow all as...
MGM Resorts International - NV - Las Vegas - posted 23 days ago
Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in...
Wynn - Las Vegas - NV - Las Vegas - posted 29 days ago
'Tis the Season to earn some extra cash for the holidays. Gaylord Opryland Resort is now hiring seasonal positions as part of our annual A Country ...
Gaylord - TN - Nashville - posted 1 day ago
'Tis the Season to earn some extra cash for the holidays. Gaylord Opryland Resort is now hiring seasonal positions as part of our annual A Country ...
Gaylord - TN - Nashville - posted 11 days ago