Average Fashion Designer Salary in Australia

AU$62,258
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$3,000
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Fashion Designer in Australia is AU$62,258.
10%
A$44k
MEDIAN
A$62k
90%
A$91k
Is Fashion Designer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Salary
AU$44k - AU$91k
Bonus
AU$345 - AU$16k
Total Pay
AU$43k - AU$98k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Fashion Designers Do?

Fashion Designer Tasks
  • Draw patterns and specifications for articles of clothing, determining factors such as design, colors, materials, and methods of production.
  • Promote designs by displaying samples of clothing at sales meetings and fashion shows.
  • Follow fashion trends by researching customer preferences, attending fashion shows, and reading fashion publications.
  • Develop design ideas based on targeted demographic and preferences of management or clients.
  • Supervise assistants creating patterns and producing samples of articles of clothing.

Fashion Designer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Fashion Designers?

Skills in Design, Adobe Photoshop and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Garment Knowledge and Adobe Illustrator.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fashion Designers?

An entry-level Fashion Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$44,102 based on 9 salaries. An early career Fashion Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$55,845 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Fashion Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,629 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Fashion Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,249 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$88,983.
Employees with Fashion Designer in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (18.1% less), Perth, Western Australia (11.7% less) and Byron Bay, New South Wales (5.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 303 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
36.3%
Experienced
16.8%
Late Career
4.6%

Related Job Salaries

AU$42k - AU$71k
AU$43k - AU$74k
AU$46k - AU$85k
AU$53k - AU$100k
AU$44k - AU$68k
AU$48k - AU$88k
AU$50k - AU$98k