The average salary for a Technical Designer, Apparel is $54,482 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Technical Designer, Apparel Total Pay (?
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$35,220 - $82,402
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MEDIAN: $54,482
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Technical Designer, Apparel Total Pay (?
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$12.10 - $36.20
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,220 - $82,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,162  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $5,087  
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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$34,309 - $83,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $36.20  
   
Overtime
$17.32 - $45.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $5,087  
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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$34,309 - $83,794  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 830
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Job Description for Technical Designer, Apparel
A technical apparel designer strives to create clothing that satisfies customers and furthers the mission of their brand. When designing an article of clothing or an outfit, the technical apparel designer must keep several concepts and goals in mind. First, the designer needs to ensure that produced clothing maintains a consistent fit. Second, the technical apparel designer must ensure that the construction of the articles and garments is of a high quality. Third, grade rules and tolerances for the clothing must be observed.
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Technical Designer, Apparel Tasks
  • Assist and consult with factory pattern makers to develop new blocks.
  • Maintain documentation of all relevant data for production.
  • Develop and manage the technical specification packages for apparel prototypes.
  • Evaluate garment for quality, lead fit sessions, and make recommendations for pattern improvements.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Technical Designer, Apparel Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Technical Designer, Apparel Salaries

Technical Garment Knowledge
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Adobe Illustrator
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Technical Specification
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National Average
$54,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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