DESIGNER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$65,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$97,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a designer make?
The national average salary for a Designer in the United States is $65,579 per year or $31.53 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $97,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Designers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Designer jobs are Washington, Alaska, Utah, Oregon, and West Virginia. The typical employment in the position spans 3.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Designer Salary By Company

If you are a Designer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Microsoft and eBay are the best paying companies for Designers. Also, companies like Arup Group and Reebok International Ltd. pay their Designers very well.

Average Designer Salary By Location

Designers in the United States of America make on average $65,579 a year or $31.53 per hour. The city with the highest Designer salary is San Francisco, CA at $72,155 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Designers is $40,000. Some of the states with the best Designer salaries are Washington, Alaska, Utah, Oregon, West Virginia, District of Columbia, and Maryland. Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, Minnesota, and North Dakota have the lowest reported salaries for Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$72,155
2
Seattle, WA
$70,637
3
Portland, OR
$66,191
4
San Antonio, TX
$64,933
5
Salt Lake City, UT
$64,735

Average Designer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Designer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Internet companies, Manufacturing companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Designers. Salaries for Designers in Internet companies average $69,834 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Professional companies pay $66,855 and $65,629, respectively. At $62,892, the average salary for Designers in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$69,834
2
Manufacturing
$66,855
3
Professional
$65,629
4
Automotive
$65,282
5
Hospitality
$64,946

RECENTLY ADDED Designer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$41,740
Designer
Phoenix, AZ
10/31/2019
$50,000
Selectek
Designer
Atlanta, GA
10/28/2019
$52,175
Selectek
Designer
10/28/2019
$83,480
Selectek
Designer
10/28/2019
$73,045
10/26/2019
$45,215
Minneapolis, MN
10/24/2019
$40,196
Robert Half
Designer
Atlanta, GA
10/24/2019
$60,000
Robert Half
Designer
Charlotte, NC
10/23/2019
$79,306
10/23/2019
$50,000
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