Set and Exhibit Designers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of set and exhibit designers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare set and exhibit designers salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Set and Exhibit Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,210
25th Percentile Wage
$41,960
50th Percentile Wage
$58,760
75th Percentile Wage
$73,280
90th Percentile Wage
$85,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for set and exhibit designers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) set and exhibit designers is $85,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid set and exhibit designers is $30,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of set and exhibit designers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,7600.36%-4.97%
201558,550-5.28%-
201461,640-0.08%-
201361,6900.02%-
201261,680--

Compare Set and Exhibit Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of set and exhibit designers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for set and exhibit designers occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $71,050. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $37,700). For detailed set and exhibit designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$71,050
Federal government, including USPS
$71,050
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$58,760
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$49,410
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,070
State government, including schools and hospitals
$43,030
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$42,200
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$37,700

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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