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
$35,430
25th Percentile Wage
$47,610
50th Percentile Wage
$64,260
75th Percentile Wage
$83,280
90th Percentile Wage
$101,950

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
201664,2600.73%11.48%
201563,7902.29%-
201462,3304.14%-
201359,7504.80%-
201256,880--

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
$93,990
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$80,740
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$79,400
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$78,960
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$77,960
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$77,810
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$77,390
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$77,210
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$76,050
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$73,290
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$72,440
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$70,470
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$68,240
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$67,450
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$66,630
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$65,400
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$64,380
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$64,120
Paper Manufacturing
$64,030
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$63,270
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$63,200
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,110
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,780
Machinery Manufacturing
$62,350
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$62,310
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$61,910
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$61,670
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$61,630
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$60,570
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$60,560
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$60,090
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$59,450
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,270
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$59,250
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$58,780
Apparel Manufacturing
$57,970
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$57,620
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$57,200
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$57,110
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,380
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$56,140
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$55,520
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$54,990
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$54,900
Textile Furnishings Mills
$54,690
Wood Product Manufacturing
$54,240
Textile Mills
$53,730
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$53,440
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$52,800
Fabric Mills
$52,370
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,320
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,320
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$52,090
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$51,970
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$51,660
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$51,060
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$47,180
Textile Product Mills
$47,150
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$46,970
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$44,990
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$41,610
Other Textile Product Mills
$40,920
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$40,570
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$37,440

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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