The average salary for a Textile Designer is $52,698.
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Job Description for Textile Designer
Textile designers are responsible for creating unique and original designs for clothing and apparel. There are many specialties in the world of textile design, and an individual designer may focus on one or more of them. Some options include dresses, shirts, pants, men's formal apparel, and children's apparel. Textile design generally involves both the creation of new and original designs for apparel, and the implementation of designs provided by customers. This involves working with graphic d…Read more
Textile Designer Tasks
- Create original designs for specified audiences and fabrics.
- Review textile samples, provide feedback and write reports.
- Follow up with manufacturers and sales teams to ensure product quality.
- Translate verbal objectives to artistic designs and prototypes.
- Adapt and update designs, patterns and colors.
The top respondents for the job title Textile Designer are from the companies Valdese Weavers, Target Corporation and JCPenney. Reported salaries are highest at JCPenney where the average pay is $69,750. Valdese Weavers pays the lowest at around $43,001.
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Popular Skills for Textile Designer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Fabric/Textiles are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Pay by Experience Level for Textile Designer
An entry-level Textile Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,791 based on 75 salaries. An early career Textile Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,230 based on 224 salaries. A mid-career Textile Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,199 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Textile Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,278 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,257.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Textile Designer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (8.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.8% less), Dallas, Texas (6.1% less) and San Francisco, California (5.1% less).
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