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Assistant Fashion Designer Salary

The average pay for an Assistant Fashion Designer is $38,636 per year. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
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$29,211 - $50,855
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,635
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$9.99 - $20.98
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,211 - $50,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,885 - $51,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 542
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $20.98  
   
Overtime
$15.23 - $30.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,885 - $51,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Assistant Fashion Designer

Assistant fashion designers are responsible for all aspects of the design and creation of new fashion products, as well as updating previous designs. They typically work under the supervision of a fashion designer and specialize in a particular area of design, such as skirts, sweaters, or (more generally) women’s apparel.

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Assistant Fashion Designer Tasks

  • Prepare for and attend buy meetings and fittings, and assist with physical tasks and time management.
  • Identify and research current clothing, fabric, color and market trends.
  • Create specifications for products and fabrics, including dimensions and sketches.
  • Draw clothing products, design sketches and patterns with graphic software.
  • Work with factory to produce, assess the quality of, and fit samples.

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Experience Affects Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 7%


National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 17%

Patternmaking
up arrow 7%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$37,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 32%
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