Project Designer

Project Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$59,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$59,000
Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cushman & Wakefield
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a project designer make?
Project Designers in the US make on average $59,579 annually or $28.64 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $80,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $44,000 per year. Most Project Designer jobs are in Professional companies and Construction companies. Some of the states with the best Project Designer salaries are Alaska, California, Washington, Connecticut, and New York. The typical employment for a Project Designer is 3.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$67,143

Average Project Designer Salary By Location

Across America, Project Designers make on average $59,579 annually or $28.64 hourly. Working in Washington, DC as a Project Designer will pay you the highest wages at around $72,877 per year. The average starting salary in Washington, DC for Project Designers is $48,000. Alaska, California, Washington, Connecticut, and New York are the top 5 highest earning states for Project Designers. On the other hand, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Michigan report the lowest wages for Project Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$72,877
$72,877
2
2
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$72,252
$72,252
3
3
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$68,956
$68,956
4
4
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
$65,632
$65,632
5
5
New York, NY
New York, NY
$65,499
$65,499

Map of Project Designer Salaries

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

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Average Project Designer Salary By Company

Project Designers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Project Designers are Professional companies and Construction companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Project Designers are Cushman & Wakefield and Saint-Gobain. Companies like AMA and JLL also report very competitive wages for Project Designers.

Average Project Designer Pay By Industry

Project Designer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Construction companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Project Designers. Technology companies pay Project Designers an average salary of $63,833, Construction companies pay $62,107, and Manufacturing companys come in at $60,210. The types of companies that pay Project Designers the least are in the Education industry, where the average annual salary is $54,446.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Technology
Technology
$63,833
$63,833
2
2
Construction
Construction
$62,107
$62,107
3
3
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$60,210
$60,210
4
4
Professional
Professional
$57,505
$57,505
5
5
Retail
Retail
$57,200
$57,200

Project Designer Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Project Designer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Project Designer
01/23/2020
$62,192
Project Designer
12/21/2019
$48,001
Penn Technical Staffing
Project Designer
09/30/2019
$45,000
Project Designer
07/25/2019
$48,001
The Lamar Johnson Collaborative, LLC
Project Designer
03/24/2019
$53,000
The Lamar Johnson Collaborative, LLC
Project Designer
03/24/2019
$53,000
The Lamar Johnson Collaborative, LLC
Project Designer
03/24/2019
$53,000
Goodfriend Magruder Structure, LLC
Project Designer
03/22/2019
$63,000
The Lamar Johnson Collaborative, LLC
Project Designer
03/21/2019
$53,000
Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc.
Project Designer
03/20/2019
$52,000
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