How much does a Designer make? The average Designer salary is $72,943 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $61,605 and $83,668. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Aerotek - Virginia Beach , VA
* Experienced Mechanical Designer, preferably someone who has been a mentor. * The ideal candidate has 5-10 years of experience and has experience with sheetmetal, weldments, and large assembly design
Allegis Group - 6 days ago
Aerotek - Studley , VA
Mechanical Designer/ Drafter will: - Take customer drawings from 2D Designs into 3D Models and Shop Drawings for Fabrication - Works with both Project Managers and the Manufacturing Shop to help with ...
Allegis Group - 38 days ago
UX/ UI Designer- Privacy Experience Design UX/UI Designer- Privacy Experience Design WHY WE CARE * Because Data Ethics and Privacy is a differentiator in the marketplace and we're going all in. * Y ...
Capital One - 19 days ago
SUMMARY - Responsibilities Overview The Graphic Designer reports to Xator's Business Development Vice President or his/her designee. As a member of the proposal team, you support the RFP process for ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
TI Verbatim Consulting - Fort Belvoir , VA
Graphic/Multimedia Designer I Position Type: Full-time Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA Work Hours: TBD TI Verbatim Consulting's (TIVC) mission is to implement lasting workplace, staffing, and business ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
EDJ Associates, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist We are a woman-owned management consulting and technical services firm based in Herndon, Virginia. Founded in 1999, we've established a solid track record of success ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago

Designer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Designer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of September 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Designer in each city.
Click to see the salary for Designer in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $91,178
Washington, DC $81,200
Miami, FL $71,010
Chicago, IL $77,384
Boston, MA $82,185
New York, NY $87,750
Dallas, TX $72,469
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What is the average salary for Designer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Designer in the United States. The base salary for Designer ranges from $61,605 to $83,668 with the average base salary of $72,943. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $62,404 to $85,983 with the average total cash compensation of $74,733.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $72,943 $61,605 - $83,668
Bonus $1,791 $799 - $2,315
Total Pay $74,733 $62,404 - $85,983
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What's the difference between Set Designer and Designer?
According to our latest salary estimation on September 25, 2020. The average salary of Designer is $72,943, and the average salary of Set Designer is $51,827. The average salary of Set Designer is lower than Designer. ( 2020-09-25 )
I am a Designer, which location’s salary is higher, Farmington, NM or Fairmont, WV?
Fairmont, WV typically sees higher pay than Farmington, NM for Designer. a Designer Salary in Fairmont, WV is $71,411 as of September 25, 2020; a Designer Salary in Farmington, NM is $67,516 as of September 25, 2020. ( 2020-09-25 )
Why does the salary of a Designer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-09-25 )
What are the Pay Factors for Designer?
Salary ranges for a Designer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-09-25 )
How the Pay Factors Influence Your Pay?
Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-09-25 )

Last Update: September 25, 2020