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Designers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of designers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare designers salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,330
25th Percentile Wage
$39,030
50th Percentile Wage
$50,860
75th Percentile Wage
$62,720
90th Percentile Wage
$76,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for designers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $76,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $29,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,860
3.87% 7.51%
2016
$48,890
3.58% -
2015
$47,140
0.98% -
2014
$46,680
-0.90% -
2013
$47,100
0.13% -
2012
$47,040
- -

Compare Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of designers in 25 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $61,390. The lowest paying industry is the nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities) industry (annual salary $30,220). For detailed designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$61,390
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$61,050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$59,640
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$59,400
Hospitals - State government owned
$58,960
Outpatient Care Centers
$56,350
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,240
Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,810
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$53,710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,680
Offices of Physicians
$53,620
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$51,430
Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,920
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,920
Home Health Care Services
$49,570
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,760
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,370
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$48,320
Individual and Family Services
$45,920
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$45,300
Social Assistance
$45,280
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$45,250
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$40,450
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$30,220

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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