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What is the average salary for Costume Designers in the United States?

Costume Designers earn an average hourly wage of $23.75. Hourly wages typically start from $9.10 and go up to $41.03. Costume Designers earn an average salary of $49,400 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,930 and go up to $85,340.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$41.03 an hour $85,340 per year
Senior

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

$30.54 an hour $63,530 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Costume Designers in the United States earn:

$17.62 an hour $36,650 per year
Junior

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

$11.33 an hour $23,570 per year
Starting

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

$9.10 an hour $18,930 per year

Historical salary for Costume Designers in the United States

Costume Designer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Costume Designer Salary in New York $40.99 $85,260 # 1
Costume Designer Salary in Maine $38.10 $79,250 # 2
Costume Designer Salary in New Hampshire $34.77 $72,330 # 3
Costume Designer Salary in Oregon $30.61 $63,680 # 4
Costume Designer Salary in Minnesota $28.89 $60,080 # 5
Costume Designer Salary in Colorado $27.65 $57,520 # 6
Costume Designer Salary in Massachusetts $27.41 $57,020 # 7
Costume Designer Salary in Kansas $26.95 $56,050 # 8
Costume Designer Salary in District of Columbia $25.91 $53,890 # 9
Costume Designer Salary in Vermont $25.56 $53,160 # 10
Costume Designer Salary in New Mexico $25.31 $52,640 # 11
Costume Designer Salary in Georgia $24.35 $50,640 # 12
Costume Designer Salary in Nevada $23.39 $48,650 # 13
Costume Designer Salary in Hawaii $22.15 $46,070 # 14
Costume Designer Salary in Tennessee $21.79 $45,330 # 15
Costume Designer Salary in Texas $21.28 $44,250 # 16
Costume Designer Salary in Pennsylvania $20.80 $43,260 # 17
Costume Designer Salary in California $20.77 $43,190 # 18
Costume Designer Salary in South Carolina $20.57 $42,770 # 19
Costume Designer Salary in Illinois $20.17 $41,950 # 20
Costume Designer Salary in Virginia $19.39 $40,330 # 21
Costume Designer Salary in Washington $18.95 $39,410 # 22
Costume Designer Salary in New Jersey $18.51 $38,510 # 23
Costume Designer Salary in Arizona $17.78 $36,990 # 24
Costume Designer Salary in Missouri $16.86 $35,070 # 25
Costume Designer Salary in Ohio $16.71 $34,760 # 26
Costume Designer Salary in North Carolina $15.41 $32,050 # 27
Costume Designer Salary in Maryland $15.25 $31,730 # 28
Costume Designer Salary in Utah $15.17 $31,560 # 29
Costume Designer Salary in Michigan $13.91 $28,930 # 30
Costume Designer Salary in Indiana $13.03 $27,100 # 31
Costume Designer Salary in Wisconsin $12.37 $25,740 # 32
Costume Designer Salary in Oklahoma $12.29 $25,570 # 33
Costume Designer Salary in Florida $12.04 $25,040 # 34
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics