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Fashion Designers in Michigan

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$57,710 Median Salary
30 Job Openings
  • Fashion Designers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Fashion Designers Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 210 people working as Fashion Designers in the year 2018.

There were 250 Fashion Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Fashion Designers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 2.5%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 290 total jobs in 2026 for Fashion Designers in this state.

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

What do Fashion Designers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Fashion Designers ranged from $41,740 to $94,950 with $57,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.07 to $45.65. The median hourly rate was $27.74.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.56 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.18.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 100 $60,170
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 40 $62,450

Top States for Fashion Designers Employment

View the list below to see 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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