Fashion Designer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Fashion Designer I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Fashion Designer I in the United States is $26 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $24 and $28. Hourly rate 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

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Fashion Designer I assists in establishing the apparel design strategy for an organization. Determines style, material, and color directions based on input from sales/marketing, merchandising, development and manufacturing staff. Being a Fashion Designer I keeps abreast of consumer needs and trends, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company. Produces design sketches and makes seasonal presentations of product designs. Additionally, Fashion 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. The Fashion Designer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Fashion Designer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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