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Textile Designer Salary

The average Textile Designer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $51K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Some workers in this field — nearly one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The vast majority of Textile Designers (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$34,314 - $77,283
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$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,044
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$12.40 - $40.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,314 - $77,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
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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$32,039 - $79,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $40.41  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
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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$32,039 - $79,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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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


Survey takers who work as Textile Designers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Design, Adobe Photoshop, Computer Aided Design, and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $43K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $65K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $61K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Textile Designers that is 16 percent greater than the national average, Milwaukee offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Textile Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent) and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Textile Designer's salary, with Greensboro Textile Designers earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average.

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Experience Affects Textile Designer Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Textile Designer Salaries

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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