Salaries on the Scene at Fashion Week - [Infographic]

When employees in the fashion industry flock to New York Fashion Week, how does their pay compare? PayScale reveals some salaries on the scene at Fashion Week.

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Salaries on the Scene at Fashion Week

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Total Cash Compensation (TCC):
Total cash compensation combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or value of other non-cash benefits (e.g., healthcare).

New York City Pay:
Pay values listed are for employees in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the US Office of Management and Budget.

75th Percentile Pay: For each job, the 75th percentile pay is used, assuming that the employees working at the New York Fashion Week will be among the best in their fields. This means that for each job title, 75 percent of employees will earn less than the amount listed, while 25 percent will earn more.

Full-Time Pay:
Pay is calculated assuming full-time employment (40 hours a week; 52 weeks a year), although the following jobs typically work less than 40 hours a week:
  • Models have a typical workweek of 14 hours per week
  • Make-up artists have a typical workweek of 29 hours per week
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