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How Much Does a Senior Design Project Earn In The United States?

Senior Design Project Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$85,000
$62,000
$85,000
$116,000
The average senior design project makes about $85,494 per year. That's $41.1 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $62,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $116,000. Many of senior design projects seem to be drawn to education and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case senior design projects tend to work at technology, manufacturing, and education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Delaware, New Mexico and Illinois pay senior design projects the highest salaries.
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Where Senior Design Projects Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where senior design projects earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Senior Design Projects Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Delaware, New Mexico and Illinois, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for senior design projects. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Kentucky, Alaska, and Nebraska.
Location
1. Washington, DC
$105,496
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k
2. San Francisco, CA
$104,752
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k
3. Chicago, IL
$100,753
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k
4. Arlington, VA
$96,201
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k
5. New York, NY
$95,426
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k
6. Baltimore, MD
$94,308
Avg. Salary
$52k
$133k

High Paying Senior Design Project Jobs

Which Companies Pay Senior Design Projects The Most?

To earn a high income as a senior design project, working for Perkins Eastman or Perkins and Will might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Washington County Daily News and HNTB report highly competitive wages for senior design projects.
Company
Avg. Salary
$88k
$120k
Avg. Salary
$88k
$120k
Avg. Salary
$88k
$120k
Avg. Salary
$88k
$120k

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Senior Design Project Salary History

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Location

    Recently Added Senior Design Project Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Senior Design Project
    Senior Design Project
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    08/09/2019
    08/09/2019
    $80,665
    $80,665
    08/09/2019
    Senior Design Project
    Senior Design Project
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    08/02/2019
    08/02/2019
    $68,276
    $68,276
    08/02/2019
    MPFP PLLC
    MPFP PLLC
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    05/02/2019
    05/02/2019
    $65,000
    $65,000
    05/02/2019
    MPFP PLLC
    MPFP PLLC
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    05/02/2019
    05/02/2019
    $65,000
    $65,000
    05/02/2019
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Coral Gables, FL
    Coral Gables, FL
    11/29/2018
    11/29/2018
    $87,000
    $87,000
    11/29/2018
    Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, Inc.
    Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, Inc.
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    02/12/2018
    02/12/2018
    $120,000
    $120,000
    02/12/2018
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    10/11/2017
    10/11/2017
    $90,000
    $90,000
    10/11/2017
    SR. Project Designer
    SR. Project Designer
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    08/08/2017
    08/08/2017
    $88,000
    $88,000
    08/08/2017
    Hashim Sarkis Studios, LLC
    Hashim Sarkis Studios, LLC
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Cambridge, MA
    Cambridge, MA
    06/09/2017
    06/09/2017
    $85,000
    $85,000
    06/09/2017
    Hashim Sarkis Studios LLC
    Hashim Sarkis Studios LLC
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Senior Project Designer
    Cambridge, MA
    Cambridge, MA
    08/31/2016
    08/31/2016
    $65,000
    $65,000
    08/31/2016