Fashion Designer Salary Summary
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Show me the money?  How much do you make?  Wow, that is more than me.

Fashion designers create original clothing, accessories, and footwear. They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they designed.  That is obviously just a small list of the many tasks fashion designers actually perform.  Some fashion designers not only manage the design of clothing, they literally run all the aspects of a fashion business.

The amount of money fashion designers make is dependent on many factors.  Obviously famous fashion designers, should make more money they an up and coming emerging fashion designer that has not yet proven themselves.

A salary is a fixed regular payment, typically paid on a monthly or biweekly basis but often expressed as an annual sum.  Payments are made by an employer to an employee.  Salaries in the fashion industry vary based on many factors.  Some of which include experience, skill level, relationship with the boss, previous successful projects, etc.

Fashion designer salaries can be low or they can be extremely high.  How much money do you think Ralph Lauren or Calvin Klein make?

According to (retrieved October 2018)

An entry-level Fashion Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 475 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay.  Fashion Designers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Chief Fashion Designer. The average Chief Fashion Designer brings home $92K per year. The most common promotion for Fashion Designers is Senior Fashion Designer, a position that typically pays $88K annually. Another standard transition for Fashion Designers seeking advancement is to assume an Apparel Technical Designer role, where pay is often $53K.

Fashion Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Fashion Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 246 salaries. A Fashion Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 67 salaries.

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How much does a Fashion Designer make? The national average salary for a Fashion Designer is $74,498 in United States. Filter by location to see Fashion Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 662 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Fashion Designer employees.
(retrieved October 2018 from Glassdoor Fashion Designer Salary)

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