Textile Designer Salary (United States)

Textile Designers in the United States typically take home $50,613 per year. Pay generally spreads from $30,860 to $79,520 per year. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. Health benefits are not claimed by all—21 percent lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most Textile Designers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Textile Designer Salary (?
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$32,168 - $79,876
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MEDIAN: $50,938
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Textile Designer Salary (?
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$11.67 - $31.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,168 - $79,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
Total Pay (?
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$30,860 - $79,520  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $31.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,007  
   
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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$30,860 - $79,520  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for Textile Designer

A textile designer is someone who designs patterns for knitted or woven textiles and fabrics. Textile designers will create decorative designs for a variety of products, including clothing, towels, furniture, carpeting, paper-based products, and accessories. Textile designers will have to learn to work with a variety of different materials and fabrics used in textile design.
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Textile Designer Tasks
  • Translate verbal objectives to artistic designs and prototypes.
  • Adapt and update designs, patterns and colors.
  • Follow up with manufacturers and sales teams to ensure product quality.
  • Create original designs for specified audiences and fabrics.
  • Review textile samples, provide feedback and write reports.

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Popular Skills for Textile Designer

Textile Designers report a narrow range of specific skills. Design is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 5 percent. Most people who know Adobe Illustrator also know Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Textile Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Workers new to the field can expect to earn $41K, increasing to $60K after five to 10 years. Pay amounts to $64K after 10 to 20 years. Textile Designers' pay declines to $64K, on average, after racking up two decades of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 5 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within this radius.

Pay Difference By Location

National Average
$51,000
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For those looking to make money, Textile Designers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Textile Designers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+10 percent) and New York (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 19 percent south of the national average, can be found in Greensboro.

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Experience Affects Textile Designer Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Textile Designer Salaries

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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 21%
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