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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $142,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fashion designers is $35,880.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fashion designers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of fashion designers in seven 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 cut and sew apparel manufacturing industry with an annual salary $69,520. The lowest paying industry is the footwear manufacturing industry (annual salary $49,650). For detailed fashion designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing|| |
|Apparel Manufacturing|| |
|Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing|| |
|Apparel Knitting Mills|| |
|Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing|| |
|Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing|| |
|Footwear Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .