How much does a Designer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Designer in the United States is $35 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $30 and $41. Hourly rate 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. 

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What is a Designer?

A Designer is a person who makes designs for objects. A fashion Designer designs clothing, a web Designer designs web pages and an automobile Designer designs automobiles. In each case, the Designer works with the help of a technician or engineer who understands deeper level concepts of manufacturing and engineering and the Designer themself is largely confined to work at a surface level. More formally, a Designer is an agent that "specifies the structural properties of a design object". In practice, anyone who creates tangible or intangible objects, products, processes, laws, games, graph...

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Red Spark Strategy - Arlington , VA
Graphic Designer Red Spark Strategy is hiring a Graphic Designer to expand our creative team. This position will work directly with our strategy team to provide our clients with innovative and ...
LinkedIn - Today
Caliber Design Inc - Sterling , VA
A small MEP consulting firm in Northern Virginia, in search of a mechanical engineer/designer with experience in the design of commercial projects. We are seeking candidates with 5- 10 years of ...
LinkedIn - 18 days ago
Trilogy Innovations - Stafford , VA
Senior Graphic Designer About the project... Team Trilogy currently is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to support our federal customer located in Quantico, VA. This is an exciting new opportunity ...
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John H. Northrop & Associates - Hoopes Landing , VA
Mechanical Designer/Engineer JHNA is seeking a talented Mechanical Designer to join our growing Fort Eustis team in Newport News, VA. This work has a projected start timeline of mid/late Fall 2022
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 30 days ago
TECHEAD - Alexandria , VA
As a Graphic Designer, you will develop the design strategy and create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography, and visual impact, all while meeting the client's business ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
Evergreen Enterprises - Richmond , VA
The production graphic designer will be part of the catalogue team to produce multiple catalogues (200-250 pages) per year. The ideal candidate for this opportunity will need a "good eye" for ...
LinkedIn - 11 days ago
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Average Hourly Wage

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Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

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