LEAD DESIGNER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$99,000
$67,000
Min 10%
$99,000
Median 50%
$147,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Menlo Park, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a lead designer make?
As a Lead Designer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $99,909 per year or $48.03 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $148,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $67,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Designers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Lead Designer salaries include Washington, California, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada. The typical tenure for a Lead Designer is 3.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$65,579

Average Lead Designer Salary By Company

Lead Designer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Facebook and Microsoft are the highest paying companies. Companies like Apple and Google also report very competitive wages for Lead Designers.

Average Lead Designer Salary By Location

Lead Designers in the US makes an average salary of $99,909 per year or $48.03 per hour. Working in Menlo Park, CA as a Lead Designer will pay you the highest wages at around $115,583 per year. The average starting salary in Menlo Park, CA for Lead Designers is $68,000. Washington, California, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada are the top 5 highest earning states for Lead Designers. On the other hand, North Dakota, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Lead Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Menlo Park, CA
$115,583
2
Seattle, WA
$108,180
3
Portland, OR
$103,918
4
Phoenix, AZ
$95,323
5
Enfield, CT
$92,230

Average Lead Designer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Lead Designer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Internet companies, Transportation companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Lead Designers. Internet companies pay their Lead Designers the highest wages, averaging $106,349 per year. Transportation companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $106,346 and $102,679, respectively. At $90,326, the average salary for Lead Designers in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$106,349
2
Transportation
$106,346
3
Professional
$102,679
4
Automotive
$101,309
5
Manufacturing
$101,254

RECENTLY ADDED Lead Designer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Selectek
Lead Designer
10/28/2019
$54,262
Aerotek
Lead Designer
10/23/2019
$121,046
Brunswick
Lead Designer
10/16/2019
$91,021
Selectek
Lead Designer
08/14/2019
$60,523
Randstad
Lead Designer
05/22/2019
$150,681
Robert Half
Lead Designer
05/21/2019
$68,871
1787 Financial Corporation, Inc.
Lead Designer
03/25/2019
$88,000
1787 Financial Corporation, Inc.
Lead Designer
03/23/2019
$88,000
The Helm Creative Corp.
Lead Animator and Designer
03/22/2019
$49,546
Tata Technologies, Inc.
CAE Lead Designer
03/20/2019
$116,000
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