Fashion Designers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of fashion designers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fashion designers salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fashion Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,970
25th Percentile Wage
$45,470
50th Percentile Wage
$63,520
75th Percentile Wage
$95,140
90th Percentile Wage
$133,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fashion designers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fashion designers is $133,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fashion designers is $35,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fashion designers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,520
-1.92% 1.02%
2016
$64,740
1.42% -
2015
$63,820
-4.09% -
2014
$66,430
5.30% -
2013
$62,910
0.06% -
2012
$62,870
- -

Compare Fashion Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of fashion designers in twelve industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for fashion designers occupations is the miscellaneous manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,440. The lowest paying industry is the printing and related support activities industry (annual salary $42,100). For detailed fashion designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$84,440
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$84,440
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$67,190
Apparel Manufacturing
$66,400
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$60,900
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$60,650
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$51,380
Apparel Knitting Mills
$51,300
Footwear Manufacturing
$49,650
Textile Mills
$48,600
Printing and Related Support Activities
$42,100
Printing and Related Support Activities
$42,100

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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