Career Outlook for Fashion Designers

Also known as:  Apparel Designer, Clothes Designer, Clothing Designer, Costume Designer, Custom Furrier, Dance Costume Designer, Dress Designer, Fashion Designer, Hat Designer, Sweater Designer
The overall job outlook for Fashion Designer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 24.46 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.08 percent per year. Demand for Fashion Designers is expected to go up, with an expected 7,840 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.51 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Fashion Designers in the following states
New York 7,260
California 3,990
New Jersey 490
Florida 310
Ohio 310
Texas 290
Massachusetts 270
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Fashion Designers
Indiana 30
New Hampshire 40
Tennessee 40
Alabama 40
Virginia 40
Maine 50
South Carolina 70