Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Commercial and Industrial Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $101,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $35,430.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

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

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in 64 industries in the manufacturing 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 motor vehicle manufacturing industry with an annual salary $93,990. The lowest paying industry is the glass and glass product manufacturing industry (annual salary $37,440). For detailed commercial and industrial designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Wood Product Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Other Textile Product Mills
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing

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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