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
$36,160
25th Percentile Wage
$47,440
50th Percentile Wage
$62,050
75th Percentile Wage
$82,230
90th Percentile Wage
$102,770

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 $102,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $36,160.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,050
-3.56% 8.33%
2016
$64,260
0.73% -
2015
$63,790
2.29% -
2014
$62,330
4.14% -
2013
$59,750
4.80% -
2012
$56,880
- -

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

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in 83 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 $96,110. 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
$96,110
Footwear Manufacturing
$86,170
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$83,900
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$82,760
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$81,300
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$79,500
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$77,330
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$77,080
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$75,700
Ship and Boat Building
$75,170
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$74,900
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$71,650
Forging and Stamping
$70,890
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$70,690
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$70,420
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$70,310
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$70,230
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$68,810
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$68,240
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$67,450
Paper Manufacturing
$65,740
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$65,490
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$65,190
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$64,250
Machinery Manufacturing
$64,080
Chemical Manufacturing
$64,070
Chemical Manufacturing
$63,400
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$63,110
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$63,010
Food Manufacturing
$62,810
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,780
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$62,650
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,370
Machinery Manufacturing
$62,360
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$62,090
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$61,670
Chemical Manufacturing
$61,250
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$61,030
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$60,820
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$60,670
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$60,570
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$60,560
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$59,370
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$59,020
Wood Product Manufacturing
$58,340
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$58,040
Apparel Manufacturing
$57,970
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$57,620
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$57,220
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$57,200
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$57,110
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$56,670
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$56,620
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,190
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$56,140
Other Textile Product Mills
$55,450
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$54,990
Textile Product Mills
$54,670
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$54,370
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$54,280
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$53,990
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$53,980
Textile Furnishings Mills
$53,940
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$53,850
Machine Shops
$53,780
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$53,660
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$53,440
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,140
Printing and Related Support Activities
$52,140
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
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$51,250
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$51,060
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$50,410
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$50,190
Textile Mills
$48,940
Fabric Mills
$48,180
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$47,640
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$40,630
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$40,570
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$37,860
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$37,440

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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