Assistant Fashion Designer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Assistant Fashion Designer is $37,800 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Assistant Fashion Designer Total Pay (?
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$28,621 - $49,975
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,800
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Assistant Fashion Designer Total Pay (?
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$10.02 - $20.37
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,621 - $49,975  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
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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$25,363 - $50,287  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 822
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $20.37  
   
Overtime
$14.57 - $29.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,045  
   
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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$25,363 - $50,287  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 822
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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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San Francisco
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National Average
$37,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries

Patternmaking
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Design
up arrow 4%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%
National Average
$37,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%
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