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Highest Paying Industries for Set and Exhibit Designers

The top 61 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $67,770, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for set and exhibit designers. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $67,770). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of set and exhibit designers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 61 Highest Paying Industries for Set and Exhibit Designers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$67,770
310
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$67,770
310
3 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$65,000
60
4 Television Broadcasting
$63,510
710
5 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$63,510
710
6 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$63,240
740
7 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,640
450
8 Federal, State, and Local Government
$61,640
450
9 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$60,710
n/a
10 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$60,350
170
11 Educational Services - Local government owned
$59,700
180
12 Information
$59,230
3,000
13 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$58,320
30
14 Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$57,890
30
15 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$57,720
2,230
16 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$57,720
2,230
17 Manufacturing
$57,530
90
18 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,850
50
19 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$56,590
210
20 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,480
50
21 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,630
880
22 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$55,350
40
23 Employment Services
$55,210
120
24 Administrative and Support Services
$53,140
460
25 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$53,140
460
26 Building Finishing Contractors
$52,410
70
27 Specialty Trade Contractors
$52,410
70
28 Construction
$52,410
70
29 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$50,770
n/a
30 Other Support Services
$50,220
330
31 Specialized Design Services
$50,110
280
32 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$49,860
n/a
33 Wholesale Trade
$49,080
n/a
34 Temporary Help Services
$48,970
n/a
35 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$48,870
310
36 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$48,530
310
37 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$48,330
60
38 Nonstore Retailers
$48,330
60
39 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,260
1,340
40 Educational Services
$46,800
690
41 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$44,780
1,720
42 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$44,760
910
43 Performing Arts Companies
$44,470
1,840
44 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$43,480
30
45 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,470
40
46 Educational Services - State government owned
$43,340
260
47 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$43,300
3,970
48 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,170
250
49 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$42,960
390
50 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$42,850
90
51 Other Schools and Instruction
$42,850
90
52 State government, including schools and hospitals
$42,600
360
53 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$42,550
140
54 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$42,200
2,740
55 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$41,890
470
56 Educational Services - Privately owned
$40,910
260
57 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$39,710
70
58 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$39,160
110
59 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$38,480
430
60 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,370
220
61 Photographic Services
$27,430
190
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