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Fashion Designers in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Fashion Designer?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$70,770 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Fashion Designers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Fashion Designers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Fashion Designers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fashion Designers Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 460 Fashion Designers working in the state.

There were 420 Fashion Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fashion Designers in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 110 Fashion Designers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Fashion Designers than average.

Fashion Designers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Fashion Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.

Job Projections for Fashion Designers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 170 annual job openings, and a total of 1,740 jobs for Massachusetts Fashion Designers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,300 annual jobs and 24,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Fashion Designers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Fashion Designers ranged from $43,730 to $124,590 with $70,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.02 to $59.9. The median hourly rate was $34.02.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.23 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.21.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Fashion Designers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Fashion Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Fashion Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 430 $72,320
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 40 $41,830

Top States for Fashion Designers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Fashion Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 7,550 $79,110
California 6,480 $78,680
Florida 540 $48,750
Oregon 500 $67,810
Washington 500 $61,340
Massachusetts 460 $70,770
Georgia 460 $66,500
New Jersey 290 $59,470
Michigan 210 $57,710
Texas 200 $66,110
North Carolina 190 $67,200
Wisconsin 170 $39,040
Colorado 120 $61,440
Tennessee 110 $0
Missouri 110 $0
Maine 100 $72,940
Kansas 90 $52,680
New Hampshire 80 $0
Utah 80 $36,680
Indiana 70 $0

Below are the states where Fashion Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $79,110
California $78,680
Alabama $73,730
Maine $72,940
Massachusetts $70,770
Oregon $67,810
North Carolina $67,200
Connecticut $67,070
Georgia $66,500
Texas $66,110

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Occupation MA Employment Total
Graphic Designers 5,680
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,530
Interior Designers 1,240
Floral Designers 1,190
Commercial and Industrial Designers 990
Set and Exhibit Designers 160

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