Fashion Designer

Kaitātai Kākahu

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Fashion designers design clothing and accessories.

Pay

Junior fashion designers usually earn

$42K-$50K per year

Experienced fashion designers usually earn

$50K-$160K per year

Source: NZ Fashion Tech and Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a fashion designer are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but average for those with experience.
A fashion designer pins fabric on a dress form while a fashion assistant helps

Fashion designers may design by draping fabric on a dress form

Last updated 14 January 2018