Design Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Synopsys
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a design consultant make?
The national average salary for a Design Consultant in the U.S. is $76,872 annually or $36.96 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $140,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $41,000 per year. Technology companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Massachusetts, Connecticut, Utah, Oregon, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Design Consultant jobs. The typical tenure for a Design Consultant is 2.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Consultant
$73,456
Designer
$67,143

Average Design Consultant Salary By Location

Across America, Design Consultants make on average $76,872 annually or $36.96 hourly. Design Consultants make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $110,430 per year. Even an entry-level Design Consultant makes $56,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Design Consultant salaries are Massachusetts, Connecticut, Utah, Oregon, and New Hampshire. Virginia, Alaska, Georgia, South Carolina, and Hawaii have the lowest reported salaries for Design Consultants.

Map of Design Consultant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Design Consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Design Consultant Salary By Company

Design Consultants can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Design Consultants are in Technology companies and Retail companies. Synopsys and Mentor Graphics are the highest paying companies. Companies like Automatic Data Processing and MATLAB also report very competitive wages for Design Consultants.
Company
Average Salary
$124,884
$125k
$112,577
$113k
$112,281
$112k
$106,862
$107k
$105,741
$106k

Average Design Consultant Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Design Consultant works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Technology companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Design Consultants. Technology companies pay Design Consultants an average salary of $95,024, Manufacturing companies pay $76,678, and Retail companys come in at $75,457. The average salary for Design Consultants in the Construction industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $67,003.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$95,024
$95k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$76,678
$77k
Retail
Retail
$75,457
$75k
Health Care
Health Care
$69,774
$70k
Construction
Construction
$67,003
$67k

Design Consultant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Design Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Design Consultant can range from $49,359 to $80,331 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Design Consultant Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Design Consultant
03/14/2020
$30,000
Design Consultant
03/06/2020
$45,000
Design Consultant
03/06/2020
$40,000
Interior Talent
Design Consultant
03/02/2020
$50,000
Interior Talent
Design Consultant | Naples
03/02/2020
$40,000
Interior Talent
Design Consultant | New York City
03/02/2020
$40,000
Bath Planet
Inside Home Design Consultants (Sales Representative)
02/26/2020
$130,104
Design Consultant
02/21/2020
$30,000
Design Consultant
01/29/2020
$183,656
Interior Talent
Design Consultant
01/27/2020
$50,000
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