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Highest Paying Cities for Set and Exhibit Designers

The top 58 highest paying cities for set and exhibit 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 set and exhibit designers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $75,250, New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York is the highest paying city for set and exhibit designers. It is followed by Dayton, Ohio (average annual salary $73,530). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of set and exhibit designers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 58 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Set and Exhibit Designers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$75,250
1,660
2 Dayton, Ohio
$73,530
40
3 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$69,400
50
4 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$68,270
70
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$66,680
440
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$65,130
80
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$64,750
520
8 Stockton, California
$61,360
n/a
9 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$61,030
230
10 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$60,600
40
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$60,540
1,970
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$59,050
1,630
13 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,030
150
14 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$58,540
60
15 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$57,690
40
16 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$57,660
120
17 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$57,480
130
18 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$53,910
120
19 Memphis, Tennessee
$53,710
30
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$52,990
2,530
21 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$52,610
430
22 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$51,520
130
23 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,250
390
24 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$51,240
380
25 St Louis, Missouri
$51,140
130
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$50,140
160
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,920
140
28 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$48,790
110
29 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$48,590
80
30 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$48,420
230
31 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$48,170
100
32 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$47,330
290
33 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$46,680
250
34 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$46,280
50
35 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$45,630
60
36 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$42,660
80
37 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$42,620
n/a
38 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$42,260
180
39 Richmond, Virginia
$40,620
30
40 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$40,370
290
41 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$40,350
50
42 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$40,220
70
43 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$39,200
30
44 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,660
90
45 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$37,480
130
46 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$37,130
70
47 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$37,060
n/a
48 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$36,840
40
49 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$36,640
60
50 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$36,640
n/a
51 Salt Lake City, Utah
$34,160
40
52 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$33,390
80
53 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$32,640
50
54 Tucson, Arizona
$32,410
n/a
55 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$28,430
30
56 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$25,090
100
57 Provo-Orem, Utah
$20,020
30
58 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$17,780
40
See also: Highest paying industries for set and exhibit designers.