Costume designer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do costume designer salaries compare to similar careers?

Costume designers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than spa managers.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $30K
Set designer salary $28K
Filmmaker salary $37K
Aesthetician salary $27K
Costume attendant salary $28K
Costume designer salary $26K
Fashion designer salary $38K
Film and video editor salary $36K
Graphic designer salary $34K
Spa manager salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)