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Assistant Designer Salary

$37,677 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Designer is $37,677 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Designer is between $28,517 and $45,229. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out, marks, and cuts muslin pattern and garment parts for manufacturer of women's sportswear, using design sketch, master pattern, and scissors: traces outline of specified paperboard pattern onto muslin fabric, and cuts muslin pattern, using scissors.
  • Positions and pins muslin pattern sections onto dressmaker model form for marking of style lines by designer.
  • Removes marked sections from model and traces style lines on pattern, using tracing wheel and carbon paper.
  • Positions and pins garment and muslin patterns onto form for designer to approve that patterns conform in proportion, harmony, and balance to design-sketch concept.
  • Traces and cuts garment fabric parts, following muslin pattern.
  • Advises workers who sew garment parts together on procedures, such as type of stitching, positioning of collars and sleeves on garments, and correcting defects.
Assistant Designer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Job family population: 4,810

Estimated population of Assistant Designer jobs: 448

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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