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Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Commercial and Industrial Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,390
25th Percentile Wage
$56,140
50th Percentile Wage
$74,520
75th Percentile Wage
$93,310
90th Percentile Wage
$113,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for commercial and industrial designers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $113,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid commercial and industrial designers is $41,390.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,5204.08%14.68%
201571,4804.07%-
201468,5704.45%-
201365,5202.96%-
201263,580--

Compare Commercial and Industrial Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of commercial and industrial designers in eleven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $87,690. The lowest paying industry is the computer systems design and related services industry (annual salary $58,860). For detailed commercial and industrial designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$87,690
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$87,690
Testing Laboratories
$87,540
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$79,030
Engineering Services
$75,070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,520
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$70,210
Specialized Design Services
$69,280
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$67,260
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$64,300
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$58,860

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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