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Highest Paying Cities for Commercial and Industrial Designers

The top 100 highest paying cities for commercial and industrial designers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of commercial and industrial designers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $95,930, Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for commercial and industrial designers. It is followed by Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA (average annual salary $86,910). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of commercial and industrial designers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Commercial and Industrial Designers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$95,930
30
2 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$86,910
70
3 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$86,640
3,550
4 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$85,570
60
5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$85,370
320
6 Pascagoula, Mississippi
$85,340
70
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$85,290
320
8 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$84,190
40
9 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$84,110
n/a
10 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$83,920
4,280
11 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$83,170
110
12 Reading, Pennsylvania
$81,920
40
13 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$81,810
730
14 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$81,710
490
15 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$80,830
80
16 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$80,700
1,900
17 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$80,290
70
18 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$80,220
120
19 Columbus, Ohio
$79,210
190
20 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$79,100
250
21 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$78,560
30
22 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$78,480
200
23 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$78,100
430
24 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$77,930
90
25 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, Michigan
$77,670
30
26 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$77,480
70
27 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$76,870
50
28 San Rafael, USA
$76,780
60
29 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$76,630
50
30 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$76,620
480
31 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$76,440
380
32 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$76,330
40
33 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$75,680
670
34 Fresno, California
$75,090
40
35 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$74,900
40
36 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$74,830
130
37 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$74,830
410
38 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$74,760
40
39 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$74,400
50
40 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$74,350
220
41 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$74,060
240
42 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$73,440
70
43 Framingham, Massachusetts
$73,400
40
44 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$73,320
n/a
45 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$73,210
170
46 Columbia, South Carolina
$73,020
n/a
47 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$72,760
40
48 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$72,680
350
49 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$72,600
30
50 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$72,550
350
51 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$72,410
n/a
52 Rochester, New York
$72,150
170
53 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$71,990
70
54 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$71,850
450
55 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$71,780
50
56 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$71,360
70
57 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$70,800
n/a
58 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,780
2,730
59 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$70,590
140
60 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$70,450
70
61 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,090
1,920
62 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$69,960
110
63 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$69,680
910
64 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$69,390
220
65 New Haven, Connecticut
$69,110
50
66 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$69,080
30
67 Peoria, Illinois
$68,880
40
68 Bloomington, USA
$68,850
40
69 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$68,750
30
70 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$68,640
560
71 Flint, Michigan
$68,160
40
72 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$68,130
80
73 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$68,110
200
74 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$68,040
100
75 Dayton, Ohio
$67,950
90
76 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$67,810
2,080
77 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$67,660
50
78 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$67,280
30
79 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$66,560
1,580
80 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$66,040
40
81 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$65,980
370
82 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,940
400
83 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$65,620
230
84 Syracuse, New York
$65,540
40
85 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$65,450
30
86 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$65,250
40
87 Honolulu, Hawaii
$65,240
40
88 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$64,590
220
89 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$64,430
480
90 Camden, New Jersey
$64,400
110
91 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$64,030
n/a
92 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$63,820
60
93 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$63,770
80
94 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$63,730
40
95 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$63,300
50
96 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$63,130
70
97 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$62,890
130
98 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$62,780
1,200
99 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$62,710
40
100 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$62,710
180
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