How much does a Fashion Designer I make in Chicago, IL? The average Fashion Designer I salary in Chicago, IL is $58,488 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $53,887 and $63,796. 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. 

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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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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