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Fashion Designers in Pennsylvania

Want to work in Pennsylvania as a Fashion Designer? Read this first!

-15% Jobs Projection
$41,090 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

While jobs for Fashion Designers in Pennsylvania are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Fashion Designers in Pennsylvania is expected to decrease.

  • Fashion Designers in Pennsylvania earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fashion Designers Work in Pennsylvania?

There were 210 Fashion Designers employed in this state in 2017.

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Fashion Designers in this state are declining at a rate of 14.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.

Job Projections for Fashion Designers: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 230 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Fashion Designers ranged from $26,620 to $78,960 with $41,090 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.8 to $37.96. The median hourly rate was $19.76.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.03 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $6.27.

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

Fashion Designers Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 40 n/a

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 PA Employment Total
Graphic Designers 8,710
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 4,950
Floral Designers 1,690
Interior Designers 1,510
Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,070
Set and Exhibit Designers 200

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