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Other Designers Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for other designers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other designers among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Designers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,060
25th Percentile Wage
$46,100
50th Percentile Wage
$73,800
75th Percentile Wage
$111,920
90th Percentile Wage
$139,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other designers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.41
25th Percentile Wage
$22.17
50th Percentile Wage
$35.47
75th Percentile Wage
$53.81
90th Percentile Wage
$67.23

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other designers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.23. The median hourly salary is $35.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.41.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other designers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,8008.56%36.38%
201567,48016.97%-
201456,03015.06%-
201347,5901.34%-
201246,950--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Designers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other designers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other designers in state of California ranges from $55,370 to $98,500. The highest paying area for other designers in California is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine with a median annual salary of $98,500. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (mean annual salary $96,030). The lowest paying area is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $55,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$98,500
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$96,030
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$94,770
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$93,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$78,510
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$67,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$55,370


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