The average wage for a costume designer in the United States is around $12.70 per hour.
This is 41% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Costume designers earn an average hourly wage of $12.70. Salaries typically start from $9.47 per hour and go up to $29.13 per hour.
Costume designer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do costume designer salaries compare to similar careers?
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|Costume designer salary||$26K|
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|Graphic designer salary||$34K|
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)