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Fashion Designers in Wisconsin

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

17.4% Jobs Projection
$39,040 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Fashion Designers Work in Wisconsin?

170 people worked as Fashion Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 190 Fashion Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Fashion Designers in WI Employment Trend

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

Fashion Designers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Fashion Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 17.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.5%.

Job Projections for Fashion Designers: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 270 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Fashion Designers ranged from $20,820 to $81,220 with $39,040 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.01 to $39.05. The median hourly rate was $18.77.

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

Fashion Designers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 80 $46,080
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 60 $52,900

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 WI Employment Total
Graphic Designers 5,780
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,400
Interior Designers 1,020
Floral Designers 960
Commercial and Industrial Designers 400
Set and Exhibit Designers 70


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