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
$33,510
25th Percentile Wage
$46,010
50th Percentile Wage
$62,910
75th Percentile Wage
$88,940
90th Percentile Wage
$120,960

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 $120,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fashion designers is $33,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fashion designers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,9102.69%4.67%
201561,220-1.05%-
201461,8600.24%-
201361,7102.82%-
201259,970--

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

The average salaries of fashion designers in seven 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 $73,590. The lowest paying industry is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $59,020). 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
$73,590
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$73,590
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$62,830
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$62,750
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$59,130
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,070
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$59,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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