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How much does a Fashion Designer make in the United States?

Average Fashion Designer Hourly Wage in the United States

Fashion Designers earn a median hourly wage of $30.61. Hourly wages typically start from $15.95 and go up to $60.23.

Average Fashion Designer Yearly Salary in the United States

Fashion Designers earn a median salary of $63,670 per year. Salaries typically start from $33,170 and go up to $125,270.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Fashion Designer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Fashion Designer Earnings

The highest earning Fashion Designers in the United States earn:

$60.23
an hour
$125,270
per year
Senior Fashion Designer Earnings

Senior Fashion Designers in the United States earn:

$42.92
an hour
$89,270
per year
Experienced Fashion Designer Earnings

Experienced Fashion Designers in the United States earn:

$30.61
an hour
$63,670
per year
Junior Fashion Designer Earnings

Junior Fashion Designers in the United States earn:

$21.58
an hour
$44,880
per year
Starting Fashion Designer Earnings

Starting Fashion Designers in the United States earn:

$15.95
an hour
$33,170
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Fashion Designer salary comparison

Fashion Designers earn more than 76% percent of Arts careers. Fashion Designer salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Fashion Designers in the United States

Fashion Designer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Fashion Designer Salary in Georgia $41.77 $86,880 # 1
Fashion Designer Salary in Massachusetts $37.75 $78,520 # 2
Fashion Designer Salary in New York $32.94 $68,520 # 3
Fashion Designer Salary in California $31.28 $65,060 # 4
Fashion Designer Salary in Indiana $31.84 $66,220 # 5
Fashion Designer Salary in Ohio $33.64 $69,970 # 6
Fashion Designer Salary in Maine $30.28 $62,980 # 7
Fashion Designer Salary in Missouri $23.02 $47,890 # 8
Fashion Designer Salary in Illinois $31.11 $64,700 # 9
Fashion Designer Salary in Oregon $26.19 $54,470 # 10
Fashion Designer Salary in Michigan $28.37 $59,000 # 11
Fashion Designer Salary in South Carolina $22.63 $47,070 # 12
Fashion Designer Salary in Kansas $27.13 $56,420 # 13
Fashion Designer Salary in New Jersey $25.05 $52,100 # 14
Fashion Designer Salary in Kentucky $28.04 $58,320 # 15
Fashion Designer Salary in Colorado $24.99 $51,980 # 16
Fashion Designer Salary in Florida $26.08 $54,240 # 17
Fashion Designer Salary in Utah $22.44 $46,680 # 18
Fashion Designer Salary in Texas $24.93 $51,850 # 19
Fashion Designer Salary in North Carolina $24.74 $51,460 # 20
Fashion Designer Salary in Minnesota $22.49 $46,780 # 21
Fashion Designer Salary in Pennsylvania $22.80 $47,410 # 22
Fashion Designer Salary in Hawaii $21.03 $43,750 # 23
Fashion Designer Salary in Virginia $19.42 $40,380 # 24
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Fashion Designer

Interested in becoming a Fashion Designer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good fashion designer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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