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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 $72,440, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for set and exhibit designers. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $66,890). 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 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
$72,440
$41,430 250
2 Connecticut
$66,890
$28,400 170
3 New York
$60,660
$28,490 2,210
4 Oregon
$59,440
$29,720 180
5 Georgia
$57,730
$24,330 840
6 Tennessee
$56,940
$27,210 120
7 Kentucky
$54,390
$29,120 30
8 California
$53,100
$28,510 3,420
9 Washington
$52,160
$36,120 160
10 Maryland
$50,780
$18,410 200
11 Illinois
$50,360
$29,440 410
12 Michigan
$49,280
$21,710 100
13 Missouri
$48,930
$21,170 210
14 Minnesota
$48,680
$33,310 240
15 New Jersey
$47,760
$19,330 40
16 Massachusetts
$47,530
$25,230 190
17 Texas
$46,280
$24,820 530
18 Colorado
$46,180
$31,010 60
19 Wisconsin
$44,740
$25,600 110
20 Indiana
$44,570
$28,750 70
21 Alabama
$43,630
$31,260 50
22 Utah
$42,350
$26,610 50
23 New Mexico
$41,500
$26,510 110
24 Pennsylvania
$40,590
$25,510 170
25 Nevada
$40,230
$17,400 290
26 Nebraska
$38,540
$27,530 40
27 North Carolina
$38,400
$21,720 100
28 Ohio
$38,250
$23,040 390
29 Virginia
$37,670
$17,940 240
30 Florida
$37,420
$20,180 280
31 Oklahoma
$36,460
$26,400 190
32 Louisiana
$36,370
$26,650 150
33 Iowa
$35,820
$24,390 30
34 South Carolina
$35,250
$24,670 40
35 Arizona
$34,830
$23,370 100
36 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.