Textile Designer Salary

Textile Designers in the United States pull down an average of $51K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although roughly a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Women make up the vast majority of Textile Designers (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Textile Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,514 - $77,298

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$13.73 - $40.13

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,514 - $77,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
Total Pay (?
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$32,107 - $79,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 325
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Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $5,195  
   
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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$32,107 - $79,751  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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


Professional skills reported by Textile Designers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Adobe Photoshop, Computer Aided Design, Design, and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Adobe Illustrator are also skilled in 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $44K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $60K. On average, Textile Designers make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $59K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Textile Designers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 56 percent above the national average. Textile Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Milwaukee (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), San Francisco (+8 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Greensboro is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Workers in Portland and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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