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38k 38k
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3.5/5 3.5/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does an Industrial Designer make in the United States?

Average Industrial Designer Hourly Wage in the United States

Industrial Designers earn a median hourly wage of $32.59. Hourly wages typically start from $17.98 and go up to $50.81.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Industrial Designer Yearly Salary in the United States

Industrial Designers earn a median salary of $67,790 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,400 and go up to $105,690.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

71%
Full-Time
29%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
153
RATINGS
Industrial Designers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Industrial Designers in the 43th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Industrial Designer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Industrial Designer Earnings

The highest earning Industrial Designers in the United States earn:

$50.81
an hour
$105,690
per year
Senior Industrial Designer Earnings

Senior Industrial Designers in the United States earn:

$42.19
an hour
$87,750
per year
Experienced Industrial Designer Earnings

Experienced Industrial Designers in the United States earn:

$32.59
an hour
$67,790
per year
Junior Industrial Designer Earnings

Junior Industrial Designers in the United States earn:

$24.21
an hour
$50,350
per year
Starting Industrial Designer Earnings

Starting Industrial Designers in the United States earn:

$17.98
an hour
$37,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Industrial Designer salary comparison

Industrial Designers earn more than 87% percent of Trades careers. Industrial Designer salaries are in the top 75% of all careers in the United States.

Elevator Mechanic Salary $80k
Industrial Designer Salary $67k
Avionics Technician Salary $60k
Radio Mechanic Salary $52k
Wellhead Pumper Salary $49k
Pump Operator Salary $43k
Cement Mason Salary $39k
Log Grader Salary $37k
Cabinetmaker Salary $33k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary $23k
Source:

Historical salary for Industrial Designers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industrial Designer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Industrial Designer Salary in South Carolina $35.55 $73,940 # 1
Industrial Designer Salary in Washington $35.62 $74,100 # 2
Industrial Designer Salary in Texas $29.67 $61,710 # 3
Industrial Designer Salary in West Virginia $28.61 $59,510 # 4
Industrial Designer Salary in Vermont $27.26 $56,710 # 5
Industrial Designer Salary in Wisconsin $27.54 $57,290 # 6
Industrial Designer Salary in Utah $25.14 $52,300 # 7
Industrial Designer Salary in Virginia $24.77 $51,520 # 8
Industrial Designer Salary in Tennessee $23.34 $48,550 # 9
Industrial Designer Salary in South Dakota $18.56 $38,600 # 10
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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