Fashion designer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Fashion designer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $40,984
California $37,349
Texas $27,040

How do fashion designer salaries compare to similar careers?

Fashion 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 nail technicians.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $30K
Costume attendant salary $30K
Set designer salary $29K
Filmmaker salary $38K
Film and video editor salary $35K
Fashion designer salary $37K
Costume designer salary $28K
Graphic designer salary $34K
Spa manager salary $31K
Nail technician salary $27K