Set and Exhibit Designers Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for set and exhibit designers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of set and exhibit designers among New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Set and Exhibit Designers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,680
25th Percentile Wage
$52,500
50th Percentile Wage
$69,770
75th Percentile Wage
$104,590
90th Percentile Wage
$125,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for set and exhibit designers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of set and exhibit designers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,770
13.06% -1.82%
2016
$60,660
-1.98% -
2015
$61,860
-19.90% -
2013
$74,170
4.22% -
2012
$71,040
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Set and Exhibit Designers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of set and exhibit designers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of set and exhibit designers in state of New York ranges from $42,300 to $75,250. The highest paying area for set and exhibit designers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $75,250. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $69,970). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $42,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$75,250
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$69,970
Nassau-Suffolk
$68,270
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$42,300




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