Fashion Designers

6.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $36.44 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Fashion Designers' job openings is expected to rise 0.5% by 2030
'Fashion Designers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Fashion Designers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Fashion Designers' was $75,810, or $36.44 hourly
'Fashion Designers' are paid 80.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 21,050 people employed as Fashion Designers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.

SOC Code: 27-1022.00

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Loretta (No chance) says
Fashion is constantly changing what is popular one day could be unpopular the next. Style is constantly evolving and what makes people feel their most confident cannot be calculated by a computer
Feb 07, 2020 at 11:00 PM
franklin says
I could see AI generating designs in the future, but I don't think it'll replace humans. they'll probably help designers instead of replacing them.
Jan 22, 2020 at 07:18 AM

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