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Designers Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,250
25th Percentile Wage
$29,260
50th Percentile Wage
$38,460
75th Percentile Wage
$48,700
90th Percentile Wage
$62,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for designers in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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) designers is $62,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid designers is $23,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of designers in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,460-1.20%11.78%
201538,920-0.59%-
201439,1509.20%-
201335,5504.56%-
201233,930--

Compare Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of designers in seven industries in the accommodation and food services 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 casino hotels industry with an annual salary $42,770. The lowest paying industry is the full-service restaurants industry (annual salary $30,210). For detailed designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$42,770
Traveler Accommodation
$41,030
Accommodation
$40,940
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$34,180
Food Services and Drinking Places
$34,090
Special Food Services
$32,820
Full-Service Restaurants
$30,210

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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