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Clothing Designer Salary

The average pay for a Clothing Designer is $54,385 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$35,232 - $106,711
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$110K
MEDIAN: $54,385
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$35,232 - $106,711  
   
Bonus
$152.60 - $8,844  
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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$34,702 - $121,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Clothing Designer

  • Develop design ideas based on targeted demographic and preferences of management or clients.
  • Supervise assistants creating patterns and producing samples of articles of clothing.
  • Follow fashion trends by researching customer preferences, attending fashion shows, and reading fashion publications.
  • Draw patterns and specifications for articles of clothing, determining factors such as design, colors, materials, and methods of production.
  • Promote designs by displaying samples of clothing at sales meetings and fashion shows.

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Experience Affects Clothing Designer Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 25%
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