How much does a Fashion Designer Lead make in the United States? The average Fashion Designer Lead salary in the United States is $126,720 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $113,830 and $139,640. 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. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
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 2019 Salary.com)
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