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Highest Paying States for Set and Exhibit Designers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $73,730, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for set and exhibit designers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $73,130). 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 set and exhibit designers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Set and Exhibit Designers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$73,730
$46,200 220
2 Connecticut
$73,130
$29,650 170
3 Oregon
$69,790
$31,690 230
4 New York
$69,770
$40,680 1,760
5 Georgia
$57,600
$32,220 730
6 New Jersey
$54,240
$19,880 50
7 Kentucky
$53,590
$30,270 50
8 California
$53,380
$31,590 3,370
9 Washington
$53,280
$37,940 150
10 Massachusetts
$53,230
$34,990 170
11 Tennessee
$52,690
$26,240 100
12 Illinois
$51,220
$29,250 520
13 Utah
$51,110
$27,660 70
14 Maryland
$50,060
$19,310 210
15 New Mexico
$49,660
$28,840 160
16 Texas
$47,790
$30,860 450
17 Missouri
$47,730
$21,430 140
18 Minnesota
$47,280
$35,160 180
19 Alabama
$47,120
$34,410 40
20 Wisconsin
$46,820
$27,790 70
21 Pennsylvania
$46,350
$26,070 190
22 Michigan
$46,200
$23,250 170
23 Hawaii
$46,000
$32,920 110
24 Iowa
$45,980
$33,900 30
25 Vermont
$45,290
$33,610 0
26 Florida
$44,600
$29,320 300
27 Ohio
$44,420
$28,790 490
28 North Carolina
$44,250
$26,800 70
29 Indiana
$43,320
$27,780 60
30 Colorado
$42,040
$28,700 60
31 Virginia
$41,460
$18,070 240
32 Nevada
$40,150
$17,970 310
33 Nebraska
$38,540
$27,530 50
34 Oklahoma
$38,000
$26,010 90
35 Louisiana
$36,990
$24,150 140
36 South Carolina
$35,250
$24,670 40
37 Arizona
$31,740
$22,610 150
38 Kansas
$31,220
$16,880 30
39 Arkansas
$28,780
$25,570 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of set and exhibit designers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for set and exhibit designers, Top Paying Jobs in America.