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
Arkansas $59,490
Maine $72,940
Massachusetts $70,770
Texas $66,110
Oregon $67,810
South Carolina $49,130
Kansas $65,490
Connecticut $67,070
Georgia $66,500
North Carolina $67,200
New Jersey $59,470
New Mexico $58,870
Washington $61,340
Maryland $52,290
Colorado $61,440
Michigan $57,710
Florida $48,750
Pennsylvania $48,555
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 film directors but more than exhibit designers.

Career Median Salary
Film director salary $75K
Multimedia animator salary $75K
Filmmaker salary $71K
Calligrapher salary $64K
Urban planner salary $74K
Fashion designer salary $69K
Architect salary $68K
Industrial designer salary $67K
Camera operator salary $53K
Exhibit designer salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)