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How much does a Fashion Designer Lead make in the United States? The average Fashion Designer Lead salary in the United States is $125,080 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $110,960 and $138,570. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Fashion Designer Lead Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Fashion Designer Lead Salary $98,104 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Fashion Designer Lead Salary $110,960 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Fashion Designer Lead Salary $125,080 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Fashion Designer Lead Salary $138,570 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Fashion Designer Lead Salary $150,852 US January 26, 2024
25% $110,960 10% $98,104 90% $150,852 75% $138,570 $125,080 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Fashion Designer Lead determines style, material, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Oversees the apparel design strategy for an organization. Being a Fashion Designer Lead 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, Fashion Designer Lead 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. Fashion Designer Lead is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Working as a Fashion Designer Lead typically requires 8+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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