Fashion designer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Fashion designer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $73,730
New York $79,110
California $78,680
Maine $72,940
Massachusetts $70,770
Texas $66,110
Oregon $67,810
South Carolina $49,130
Connecticut $67,070
Georgia $66,500
North Carolina $67,200
New Jersey $59,470
New Mexico $58,870
Washington $61,340
Kansas $52,680
Maryland $52,290
Colorado $61,440
Michigan $57,710
Arkansas $59,490
Florida $48,750
Pennsylvania $41,090
Minnesota $51,760
Hawaii $41,330
Wisconsin $39,040
Utah $36,680

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 set designers but more than hairdressers.

Career Median Salary
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
Hairdresser salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)