What is the average salary for a Costume Designer?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Costume Designer is $49,400. Salaries start from $18,930 and go up to $85,340. Please note that the average salary for a Costume Designer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Costume Designers in United States earn:

$85,340
Senior

The top 25% of Costume Designers in United States earn:

$63,530
Experienced

The middle 50% of Costume Designers in United States earn:

$36,650
Junior

The bottom 25% of Costume Designers in United States earn:

$23,570
Starting

The bottom 10% of Costume Designers in United States earn:

$18,930

Historical salary

Costume Designer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Costume Designer Salary in New York 85,260 1
Costume Designer Salary in Maine 79,250 2
Costume Designer Salary in New Hampshire 72,330 3
Costume Designer Salary in Oregon 63,680 4
Costume Designer Salary in Minnesota 60,080 5
Costume Designer Salary in Colorado 57,520 6
Costume Designer Salary in Massachusetts 57,020 7
Costume Designer Salary in Kansas 56,050 8
Costume Designer Salary in District of Columbia 53,890 9
Costume Designer Salary in Vermont 53,160 10
Costume Designer Salary in New Mexico 52,640 11
Costume Designer Salary in Georgia 50,640 12
Costume Designer Salary in United States 49,400 13
Costume Designer Salary in Nevada 48,650 14
Costume Designer Salary in Hawaii 46,070 15
Costume Designer Salary in Tennessee 45,330 16
Costume Designer Salary in Texas 44,250 17
Costume Designer Salary in Pennsylvania 43,260 18
Costume Designer Salary in California 43,190 19
Costume Designer Salary in South Carolina 42,770 20
Costume Designer Salary in Illinois 41,950 21
Costume Designer Salary in Virginia 40,330 22
Costume Designer Salary in Washington 39,410 23
Costume Designer Salary in New Jersey 38,510 24
Costume Designer Salary in Arizona 36,990 25
Costume Designer Salary in Missouri 35,070 26
Costume Designer Salary in Ohio 34,760 27
Costume Designer Salary in North Carolina 32,050 28
Costume Designer Salary in Maryland 31,730 29
Costume Designer Salary in Utah 31,560 30
Costume Designer Salary in Michigan 28,930 31
Costume Designer Salary in Indiana 27,100 32
Costume Designer Salary in Wisconsin 25,740 33
Costume Designer Salary in Oklahoma 25,570 34
Costume Designer Salary in Florida 25,040 35

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics