Fashion Designer with Design Skills Salary

An average Fashion Designer with Design skills can expect to take home roughly $64K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Fashion Designers with Design skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Women account for the majority of Fashion Designers with Design skills who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$37,733 - $97,971
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$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $63,895
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$11.78 - $49.41
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$0$101K
Salary $37,733 - $97,971
Bonus $986 - $10,265
Profit Sharing $3,200
Commission $9,826
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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$35,154 - $101,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 520
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $11.78 - $49.41
Hourly Tips $10.00
Overtime $11.63 - $61.83
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $986 - $10,265
Commission $9,826
Profit Sharing $3,200
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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$35,154 - $101,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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Pay by Experience Level for Fashion Designer

Pay by Experience for a Fashion Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Fashion Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 266 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fashion Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Fashion Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 135 salaries. A Fashion Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,510

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Fashion Designers with Design skills, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. Fashion Designers with Design skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+12 percent), Minneapolis (+9 percent), San Francisco (+4 percent), and San Diego (+2 percent). Fashion Designers with Design skills in Miami make 46 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Houston (20 percent less) and Portland (13 percent less).

Key Stats for Fashion Designer

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Fashion Designer Salaries

▲54%

▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$63,000

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 28%
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