(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Fashion Designer Salary

$71,044 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fashion Designer is $71,044 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fashion Designer is between $50,881 and $87,669. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fashion Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Fashions men's, women's, and children's clothing and accessories.
  • Assesses fashion trends and predictions; talks with sales and management executives; compares leather, fabrics, and other apparel materials; and combines findings with personal interests, tastes, and knowledge of design to create new designs for clothing, shoes, handbags, and other accessories.
  • Sketches rough and detailed drawings of apparel and writes specifications describing factors, such as color scheme, construction, and type of material to be used.
Fashion Designer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Fashion Designers

Job family population: 18,940

Estimated population of Fashion Designer jobs: 4,856

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Fashion Designer Job Listings for United States

Freelance Fashion Designer
Jun 18
Start- Up
1-2 years experience of designing in the fashion industryInnovative with strong design skillsKnowledge in pattern makingStrong interpersonal and communication skills MOST IMPORTANT READY TO USE YOUR ...
Fashion Designer
May 2
City of Industry, CA, USA
Job Title -Fashion Designer (Apparel Design) Location - City of Industry, CA Onsite Temp to hire Pay - 50-53k Job Summary of the Fashion Designer role Integr8staff is looking for a skilled and ...
Designer for Fashion Apparel Jr's Line - Temp to Hire
Mar 22
Montebello, CA, USA
Apparel Company
Junior Designer Status: Exempt Supervisor: VP of Design Responsibilities: Shall be responsible for ... Analyze fashion trends through shopping, social media, and analytic and trend services. Integrate ...
Production Designer - Major Fashion Brand
May 9
New York, NY, USA
A Major Fashion Brand is looking for a Production Designer to assist in creating high quality, on-brand print and digital collateral for all their marketing needs! If you're a pro at honing a brand ...
RTW Technical Designer
Jun 19
Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design.Minimum of 2 years' experience in Technical Design.Minimum of 2 years' experience in Fashion Design within the Luxury or High End Contemporary sector.Working ...
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources