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Entry-Level Associate Fashion Designer Salary

Average Entry-Level Associate Fashion Designers make around $51K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$36,426 - $61,231
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$61K
MEDIAN: $50,616
10%
50%
90%

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$10.10 - $27.37
(Median)
$10
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,426 - $61,231  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$34,691 - $61,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$16.28 - $30.46  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$34,691 - $61,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location


Although location is not a huge compensation factor, Entry-Level Associate Fashion Designers in New York do earn slightly more than the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 10 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Associate Fashion Designer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

National Average
$50,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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