Design Internship Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$43,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$57,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Intuit
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Massachusetts
Average Experience Level
0.6 years
How much does a design internship make?
Design Interns in America make, on average, $43,112 a year or $20.73 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $57,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $32,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Design Interns are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. States with the highest Design Internship salaries include Massachusetts, New York, Hawaii, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Most Design Interns spend 0.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$67,143

Average Design Internship Salary By Location

Design Interns in the US makes an average salary of $43,112 per year or $20.73 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest Design Internship salaries at $59,960 per year. Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $38,000. Massachusetts, New York, Hawaii, Connecticut, and New Jersey are the top 5 highest earning states for Design Interns. Wyoming, Arkansas, Utah, Kentucky, and Nebraska are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Design Internship Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Design Internship Salary By Company

Design Interns report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Design Internship jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Design Interns at Intuit and Apple report the highest salaries. Companies like Cadence Design Systems and Avanade also pay high salaries to their Design Interns.
Company
Average Salary
$118,399
$118k
$104,560
$105k
$100,854
$101k
$92,064
$92k
$90,400
$90k

Average Design Internship Pay By Industry

Design Internship salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Media companies, and Retail companies pay their Design Interns well. Technology companies pay Design Interns an average salary of $49,283, Media companies pay $42,226, and Retail companys come in at $41,994. The types of companies that pay Design Interns the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $40,398.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$49,283
$49k
Media
Media
$42,226
$42k
Retail
Retail
$41,994
$42k
Professional
Professional
$41,873
$42k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$41,682
$42k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$40,398
$40k

Design Internship Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Design Internship Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
(College Intern) Electronic Design Specialist 20079579
04/27/2020
$25,044
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
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03/21/2020
$24,001
SSA & Company
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03/11/2020
$41,740
SSA & Company
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03/11/2020
$41,740
SSA & Company
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03/11/2020
$41,740
SSA & Company
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03/11/2020
$41,740
SSA & Company
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03/11/2020
$41,740
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03/04/2020
$27,131
Accessibility In Kids Game Design Intern
03/04/2020
$31,305
Department of Administrative Services, State of Ohio
(College Intern) Electronic Design Specialist 20079579
02/12/2020
$25,044
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