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
$30,270
25th Percentile Wage
$38,940
50th Percentile Wage
$54,540
75th Percentile Wage
$72,260
90th Percentile Wage
$86,450

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 $86,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid set and exhibit designers is $30,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,540
-7.74% -13.09%
2016
$58,760
0.36% -
2015
$58,550
-5.28% -
2014
$61,640
-0.08% -
2013
$61,690
0.02% -
2012
$61,680
- -

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 $71,710. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $40,080). 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)
$71,710
Federal government, including USPS
$71,710
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,540
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$49,110
State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,470
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$42,130
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,090
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$40,080

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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