How much does a Designer I make in the United States? The average Designer I salary in the United States is $56,465 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $50,764 and $65,084. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Designer I applies engineering or architectural principles to the design of buildings/structures and their components or assemblies. Prepares creative designs or related drawings or details; uses designs to develop specifications or estimates of materials needed for a project. Being a Designer I may perform drafting duties requiring the use of CAD equipment or systems. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Additionally, Designer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Designer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Designer I in the United States. The base salary for Designer I ranges from $50,764 to $65,084 with the average base salary of $56,465. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $51,295 to $65,994 with the average total cash compensation of $57,652.