Designers Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,470
25th Percentile Wage
$36,450
50th Percentile Wage
$50,650
75th Percentile Wage
$72,260
90th Percentile Wage
$99,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for designers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) designers is $99,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $27,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,650
2.78% 14.45%
2016
$49,240
3.11% -
2015
$47,710
3.96% -
2014
$45,820
3.25% -
2013
$44,330
2.26% -
2012
$43,330
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Compare Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of designers in 20 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for designers occupations is the wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry with an annual salary $67,280. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $37,120). For detailed designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$67,280
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$63,830
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$63,460
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,710
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$59,900
Software Publishers
$59,870
Telecommunications
$59,360
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$58,740
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$58,740
Other Information Services
$56,320
Other Information Services
$56,320
Sound Recording Industries
$55,330
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$54,720
Television Broadcasting
$54,080
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$53,000
Other Telecommunications
$52,560
Radio Broadcasting
$49,080
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$43,090
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$41,320
Newspaper Publishers
$37,120

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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