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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
$26,120
25th Percentile Wage
$36,150
50th Percentile Wage
$48,890
75th Percentile Wage
$61,260
90th Percentile Wage
$75,610

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 $75,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $26,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of designers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,8903.58%3.78%
201547,1400.98%-
201446,680-0.90%-
201347,1000.13%-
201247,040--

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

The average salaries of designers in 23 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 $59,530. 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
$59,530
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$58,850
Hospitals - State government owned
$55,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$55,220
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$53,080
Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,940
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$52,770
Offices of Physicians
$52,710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$51,190
Hospitals - Local government owned
$51,190
Outpatient Care Centers
$50,350
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,850
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$48,070
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$47,960
Home Health Care Services
$47,780
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,140
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,920
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$42,690
Individual and Family Services
$38,940
Social Assistance
$38,890
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$35,490
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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