Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare commercial and industrial designers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Commercial and Industrial Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,330
25th Percentile Wage
$49,060
50th Percentile Wage
$62,210
75th Percentile Wage
$85,130
90th Percentile Wage
$102,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) commercial and industrial designers is $102,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $41,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,210
3.92% 9.21%
2016
$59,770
2.83% -
2015
$58,080
0.36% -
2014
$57,870
2.68% -
2013
$56,320
-0.28% -
2012
$56,480
- -

Compare Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in eleven industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for commercial and industrial designers occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $87,090. The lowest paying industry is the other building equipment contractors industry (annual salary $49,640). For detailed commercial and industrial designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$87,090
Construction of Buildings
$71,340
Residential Building Construction
$67,680
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$63,710
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$62,620
Building Equipment Contractors
$62,610
Specialty Trade Contractors
$60,660
Building Finishing Contractors
$55,230
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$53,780
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$50,280
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$49,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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