MAKING DESIGN SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Making Design GROSS SALARY
US$ 59,595
Average net salary for Making Design NET SALARY
US$ 45,371
The most typical salary for Making Design MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 52,517
  Updated: 30 Sep 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 205

Average salary for Making Design in United States is US$ 59,595.

Average take home earning is US$ 45,371 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 52,517 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 121,250
12 % US$ 100,000
27 % US$ 73,474
59 % US$ 52,517
90 % US$ 33,208
100 % US$ 24,280
100 % US$ 12,000
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Graphic Designer US$ 47,788 67
Industrial Designer US$ 68,133 15
Web Designer US$ 61,233 15
Interior Designer US$ 44,760 15
Designer US$ 65,082 14
Design Manager US$ 91,384 13
User Interface Designer US$ 90,088 09
Mechanical Designer US$ 76,224 08
Landscape Designer US$ 47,333 06
Kitchen Designer US$ 54,900 05
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 75,200 13
Los Angeles US$ 71,243 13
San Francisco US$ 77,966 12
Boston US$ 50,083 12
Chicago US$ 52,218 11
Atlanta US$ 59,058 07
Salt Lake City US$ 56,964 07
Minneapolis US$ 78,811 06
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 200,000
02
155K US$ 150,000
03
145K US$ 140,700
02
135K US$ 131,000
03
125K US$ 121,250
04
115K US$ 110,000
02
105K US$ 100,000
08
95K US$ 93,600
05
85K US$ 82,444
09
75K US$ 73,474
18
65K US$ 63,438
27
55K US$ 52,517
38
45K US$ 43,750
33
35K US$ 33,208
31
25K US$ 24,280
19
15K US$ 12,000
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  SALARY BY GENDER   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 71,204 70
Women US$ 58,619 65
N/A US$ 48,891 70

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 135,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 75,160 24
Bachelors Degree US$ 57,767 141
Some College US$ 56,746 32
High School US$ 40,000 03
Bellow H. School US$ 20,666 03

Making Design workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 135,000. While Making Design workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 20,666. This is 553.25% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 88,758 20
16-20 Years US$ 68,266 15
12-16 Years US$ 76,064 18
8-12 Years US$ 72,114 32
4-8 Years US$ 57,558 33
2-4 Years US$ 49,877 33
1-2 Years US$ 41,671 29
0-1 Year US$ 39,486 25

Making Design workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 88,758 compared to US$ 39,486 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 124.78%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 126,500 02
63-68 US$ 94,505 02
57-62 US$ 77,290 04
51-56 US$ 99,200 05
45-50 US$ 79,444 09
39-44 US$ 81,519 13
33-38 US$ 72,295 29
27-32 US$ 63,543 30
22-26 US$ 45,395 35
16-21 US$ 26,200 05
Less US$ 50,000 01
N/A US$ 48,891 70
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Set Designer US$ 95,000 01
2. Plastics Component Designer US$ 93,000 01
3. Design Manager US$ 91,384 13
4. User Interface Designer US$ 90,088 09
5. Sport Equipment Designer US$ 80,000 01
6. Furniture Designer US$ 78,333 03
7. Animation, Video Designer US$ 78,000 03
8. Shoe Designer US$ 77,122 02
9. Mechanical Designer US$ 76,224 08
10. Electrical Designer US$ 73,900 02
11. Interaction Designer US$ 71,250 04
12. Car, Automotive Designer US$ 70,000 01
13. Industrial Designer US$ 68,133 15
14. Designer US$ 65,082 14
15. Web Designer US$ 61,233 15
16. Other Designer Career US$ 55,240 04
17. Kitchen Designer US$ 54,900 05
18. Jewelry Designer US$ 53,750 04
19. Instructional Designer US$ 53,000 04
20. Game Designer US$ 50,000 02
21. Graphic Designer US$ 47,788 67
22. Landscape Designer US$ 47,333 06
23. Textile Designer US$ 47,000 02
24. Interior Designer US$ 44,760 15
25. Flash Designer US$ 27,000 01
26. Sound Designer US$ 25,000 01
27. Lighting Designer US$ 25,000 01
28. Floral Designer US$ 12,000 01

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In United States economy, Set Designer is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 95,000. Plastics Component Designer and Design Manager follow, earning US$ 93,000 and US$ 91,384, respectively. Floral Designer earn a gross annual average of US$ 12,000, while Sound Designer earn US$ 25,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 691.67%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 58,695 170
Contract US$ 69,181 11
Self Employed US$ 74,062 16
Part Time US$ 36,593 08
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  SALARY BY CITY   MAKING DESIGN   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. San Bernardino Making Design in San Bernardino US$ 93,000 02
2. Houston Making Design in Houston US$ 87,373 03
3. Minneapolis Making Design in Minneapolis US$ 78,811 06
4. San Francisco Making Design in San Francisco US$ 77,966 12
5. New York City Making Design in New York City US$ 75,200 13
6. Los Angeles Making Design in Los Angeles US$ 71,243 13
7. Seattle Making Design in Seattle US$ 71,000 04
8. Denver Making Design in Denver US$ 64,900 05
9. Detroit Making Design in Detroit US$ 59,950 04
10. Baltimore Making Design in Baltimore US$ 59,500 06

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MAKING DESIGN

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 59,595 US$ 59,595 205
2. Australia Australia Making Design in Australia US$ 55,501 AU$ 62,907 50
3. Canada Canada Making Design in Canada US$ 54,414 CA$ 59,436 70
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Making Design in United Kingdom US$ 52,094 GBP 35,171 46
5. China China Making Design in China US$ 30,178 CNY 193,498 47
6. Mexico Mexico Making Design in Mexico US$ 27,546 MXN 502,078 08
7. Russia Russia Making Design in Russia US$ 19,302 RUB 940,000 06
8. India India Making Design in India US$ 15,360 INR 943,203 148

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(26/26)  SENIOR ART DIRECTOR


 Posted: 30 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Adobe software, html,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


(25/26)  INTERIOR DESIGN MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Social media marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 29,000


(24/26)  EXPERIENCE DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "User experience design, specific platform certifications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 131,000


(23/26)  DESIGNER


 Posted: 10 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Cad drawings, 3d modeling, short animation, 3D renders, BOM."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 47,000


(22/26)  INTERIOR DESIGNER


 Posted: 19 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Responsible for producing high-quality project design deliverables in both FF&E and construction documents. A Junior Designer can work on any/all phases of development including Pre- Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000


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(21/26)  FOREMAN


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Foreman for a Laser Etcher Engraver, for monumental's, etc..."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000


(20/26)  GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and layout graphics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 34,000


(19/26)  OWNER/DESIGNER


 Posted: 15 May 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Design, develop and create community-supported product lines using local artists and manufacturers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(18/26)  UX DESIGNER & RESEARCHER


 Posted: 09 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Designing data-driven user experiences in software and web. Wireframes, graphics, user personas, usability testing, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000


(17/26)  SENIOR DESIGNER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Service design, design research."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


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(16/26)  CO FOUNDER


 Posted: 15 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I head up design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(15/26)  CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Creative Director at a custom software development company. Focused on UX/UI."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(14/26)  FURNITURE DESIGNER


 Posted: 20 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Consult, design, build, sales, bookkeeping."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(13/26)  GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Creating social graphics, and printable graphics, trade show booth design, and promotional products, brand awareness."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(12/26)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Prototypes, CAD, design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(11/26)  SENIOR DESIGN DIRECTOR


 Posted: 27 Sep 2018

Doctorate Degree, 1-2 years: "Come up with designs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


(10/26)  CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 10 Jul 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Art direction photography graphic design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(9/26)  MARKETING GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2018

Some College, 2-4 years: "Do design work to advertise and market my specific company including all social media bases."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,600


(8/26)  ASSOCIATE EVENT PLANNING


 Posted: 07 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Creating full service events including weddings and corporate events along with social media and small amount of marketing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(7/26)  FLORAL DESIGNS


 Posted: 19 Dec 2017

Bellow H. School, 1-2 years: "I make floral arrangements. i use various different flowers, some are roses, some are daisies."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 12,000


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(6/26)  DESIGN MANAGER / ART DIRECTOR


 Posted: 22 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage Brand team Oversee all visual design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(5/26)  MOBILE APP DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Create front end designs for a mobile app."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000


(4/26)  COLOR SEPARATIONS


 Posted: 24 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Prepare finished graphics to print with offset press process."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 64,000


(3/26)  INTERIOR DESIGNER


 Posted: 12 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "I provide space planning and interior design consulting to my clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(2/26)  UX UI DESIGNER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I design user experience for iOS and Web Applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(1/26)  INTERACTION DESIGN


 Posted: 30 Jun 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Create mockups, wireframes, and prototypes. Style guides and Desing Systems. Ensure User Research is being conducted and changes appropriated to applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 77,000


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