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 October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $30 and $40. 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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NSC Technologies - Newport News , VA
Designer 3 - Machinery Job Description: NSC has an immediate opening for Designer 3 in Newport News, Virginia. Designer 3 designs components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago
University of Lynchburg - Lynchburg , VA
Graphic Designer - Temporary Assignment The University of Lynchburg is seeking a graphic designer with formal training and two years of related professional experience to join our communications and ...
DiversityJobs - 20 days ago
Virginia Economic Development Partnership - Richmond , VA
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking a Graphic Designer to assist in day-to-day design projects for the Marketing and Communications Division. This position will be ...
DiversityJobs - 31 days ago
GHD - Chantilly , VA
GHD's North American Proposal Team is seeking a Graphic Designer with specific focus on creating graphics for our proposal team. Building from a strong visual design background, this role will look ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 11 days ago
Leidos - Chantilly , VA
The job of the Senior Graphic Designer is to conceive, design, lay out, and coordinate editorial illustrations and creative artwork. Develops interpretive themes that convey ideas and information
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 20 days ago
Global Medical Device Manufacturing Company - Leesburg , VA
Mechanical Designer Position is critical to the EU MDR project within the company. This role is part of the R&D Workstream, for the overall Division project. The person will be part of an existing R& ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
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