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Costume Designers

Overview

Costume designers plan, create, and maintain clothing and accessories for all characters in a stage, film, television, dance, or opera production. Designers custom fit each character, and either create a new garment or alter an existing costume. Costume designers may also be known as theatrical designers. 

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Creative

Social

Career Ladder
Costume Supervisor

Costume Designer

Design Assistant

Shopper

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