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
$41,550
25th Percentile Wage
$52,850
50th Percentile Wage
$59,770
75th Percentile Wage
$70,170
90th Percentile Wage
$92,650

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 $92,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $41,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,7702.83%5.50%
201558,0800.36%-
201457,8702.68%-
201356,320-0.28%-
201256,480--

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

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in seven 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 foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry with an annual salary $78,510. The lowest paying industry is the construction of buildings industry (annual salary $58,790). For detailed commercial and industrial designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$78,510
Building Finishing Contractors
$68,800
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$62,910
Building Equipment Contractors
$61,780
Specialty Trade Contractors
$61,560
Nonresidential Building Construction
$59,040
Construction of Buildings
$58,790

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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