Fashion Designers Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Fashion Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,280
25th Percentile Wage
$46,050
50th Percentile Wage
$65,290
75th Percentile Wage
$93,510
90th Percentile Wage
$128,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fashion designers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $128,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fashion designers is $33,280.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,290
3.65% 8.15%
2016
$62,910
2.69% -
2015
$61,220
-1.05% -
2014
$61,860
0.24% -
2013
$61,710
2.82% -
2012
$59,970
- -

Compare Fashion Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of fashion designers in nine industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $72,990. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $56,690). For detailed fashion designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$72,990
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$72,990
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$66,750
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$66,310
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$65,220
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$64,950
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,070
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,020
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$56,690

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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