a fashion career
A sweater designer designs and makes clothing and multiple other items with a wide range of yarns and wools. they use multiple different textiles combined to create a unique look. these designers control the production of their products. Many designers eventually run their own business / clothing label and create goods for direct costumers or online shopping outlets.. A very small portion of sweater designers sell their products at a large scale store or business
Training , Qualifications, and Earning Potential
a sweater designer must have critical thinking (logic), active listening (give full attention), good judgment and Decision making, coordination ,social perceptiveness, time management and multiple other skills. The average median annual wage of $73,570, a median hourly salary of $35.37. Also there is national employment rate of 17,370.
Job Outlook and Education
25% of all sweater designers are self employed. In 2004 the total employment number of sweater designers was only 121000, although the predicted is 22900. There is a significate increase in this number. Sweater designing ,just like another fashion career, usually requires at least an Associate's Degree.
Multiple art or fashion institutes offer design classes required to be a sweater designer. In North Texas the following schools offer theses courses,such as The Art Institute Of Dallas A ,South University Campus ,El Centro College , University Of North Texas ,Texas Women's University , and Baylor University