Clothing Designer - About the job

Kaitātai Kākahu

Alternative titles

Clothing designers create ideas for clothing and other fashion items such as bags, belts and hats. They usually specialise in one area of fashion.


Clothing designers usually earn

$30K-$60K per year

Source: Plastics and Materials Processing Industry Training Organisation.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a clothing designer are average because new entrants find it difficult to break into the industry, but employers report it hard to find highly skilled staff.

Last updated 28 January 2016