How much does a Apparel Designer I make in the United States? The average Apparel Designer I salary in the United States is $58,700 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,100 and $64,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $54,100 10% $49,912 90% $68,825 75% $64,000 $58,700 50%(Median)
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The Apparel Designer I determines style, material, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Assists in establishing the apparel design strategy for an organization. Being an Apparel Designer I produces design sketches and makes seasonal presentations of product designs. Keeps abreast of consumer needs and trends, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company. In addition, Apparel Designer I reviews all styles for construction, and approves quality of factory samples. Typically requires a bachelor's degree of fashion design or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Apparel Designer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Apparel Designer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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