Textile Designer Salary

Most Textile Designers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $50K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although approximately one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,429 - $78,161
$36K
$50K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,254
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50%
90%

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$10.43 - $49.32
$10
$21
$49
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$82K
Salary $36,429 - $78,161
Bonus $300.00 - $5,855
Profit Sharing $3,400
Total Pay (?
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$34,550 - $82,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $10.43 - $49.32
Overtime $15.32 - $38.59
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $300.00 - $5,855
Profit Sharing $3,400
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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$34,550 - $82,618
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Textile Designer

Textile designers are responsible for creating unique and original designs for clothing and apparel. There are many specialties in the world of textile design, and an individual designer may focus on one or more of them. Some options include dresses, shirts, pants, men's formal apparel, and children's apparel.

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Textile Designer Tasks

  • Create original designs for specified audiences and fabrics.
  • Review textile samples, provide feedback and write reports.
  • Follow up with manufacturers and sales teams to ensure product quality.
  • Translate verbal objectives to artistic designs and prototypes.
  • Adapt and update designs, patterns and colors.

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Popular Skills for Textile Designer


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Product Development, Graphic Design, Computer Aided Design, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Nedgraphics, Fabric/Textiles, and Design. Most people familiar with Adobe Illustrator also know Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Textile Designer

Pay by Experience for a Textile Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Textile Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 174 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Textile Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Textile Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 56 salaries. A Textile Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,851

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

For Textile Designers, working in the bustling city of Milwaukee has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Textile Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+13 percent), Portland (+12 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Philadelphia (+10 percent). With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Hickory is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in Seattle and Greensboro earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Textile Designer

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Textile Designer Salaries

▲34%

▲29%

▲27%

National Average
$50,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Textile Designer Salaries

Product Development
▲14%

Graphic Design
▲6%

National Average
$50,000




▼3%

Fabric/Textiles
▼4%

Nedgraphics
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 21%
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