Dressmaker - Dress Designer Salary and Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Dress Designer Salary and Careers

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Career Information

Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step on your career path. There are a lot of opportunities for Dressmakers and Designers:

How much does a dressmaker or dress designer make?
The average salary for tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers is currently $29,170. Salaries could change depending on experience and in which industry one chooses to work. For example, the average salary in a department store is $37,910.¹

Penn Foster Career School's Career Services

Career Cruising

We’ve partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help dressmaking students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you’ll have access to advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Dressmaking and Design Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Dressmaking and Design academic group page to see what dressmaking students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014, 51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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