Fashion Designers in New York
Is New York a good place for you to work as a Fashion Designer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Fashion Designers in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Fashion Designers in New York is growing slower than average.
Fashion Designers in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Fashion Designers Work in New York?
There were approximately 7,550 workers employed as Fashion Designers in this state in 2018.
There were 6,710 Fashion Designers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 840 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 110 Fashion Designers working in it, which means New York has more Fashion Designers than average.
Job Projections for New York
Jobs for Fashion Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.
New York Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 750 annual Fashion Designers job openings in New York, and 8,050 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,300 annual jobs and 24,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Fashion Designers Make in New York?
In 2018 wages for Fashion Designers ranged from $44,680 to $167,310 with $79,110 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.48 to $80.44. The median hourly rate was $38.03.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.87 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.16.
The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New York 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|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||7,590||$78,000|
Top States for Fashion Designers Employment
View the list below to see where most Fashion Designers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Fashion Designers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in NY
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||NY Employment Total|
|Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers||6,660|
|Set and Exhibit Designers||2,000|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||1,990|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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