The average Experienced Fashion Designer can expect to rake in roughly $77K annually. Job satisfaction for Experienced Fashion Designers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Experienced Fashion Designers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,857 - $120,851
(Median)
$50K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,167
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$12.91 - $85.57
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$13
$35
$86
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,857 - $120,851  
   
Bonus
$763 - $20,168  
Total Pay (?
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$47,793 - $128,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $85.57  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$763 - $20,168  
   
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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$47,793 - $128,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,620

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Fashion Designers, 9 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Fashion Designers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+9 percent).

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Skills That Affect Fashion Designer Salaries

Design
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National Average
$78,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%

Patternmaking
up arrow 8%

Sewing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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