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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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,930
25th Percentile Wage
$54,940
50th Percentile Wage
$75,690
75th Percentile Wage
$115,320
90th Percentile Wage
$152,980

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 $152,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other designers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,690
2.50% 37.97%
2016
$73,800
8.56% -
2015
$67,480
16.97% -
2014
$56,030
15.06% -
2013
$47,590
1.34% -
2012
$46,950
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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 $132,600. The highest paying area for other designers in California is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $132,600. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine (mean annual salary $98,500). The lowest paying area is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $55,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$132,600
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$98,500
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$95,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$93,850
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$87,330
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$85,170
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$78,630
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$76,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$75,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$55,370




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