Salary for Commercial and Industrial Designers

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The intersection of artistic talent, business and materials knowledge allow commercial and industrial designers to sketch out product ideas. They present their ideas to marketing, engineering, production, and sales personnel, and may speak with members of the general public in order to determine the marketability of a new product and evaluate design concepts. These professionals may work in market research and product desing, and conduct investigations into the cost, materials and methods needed to produce new designs and/or modified existing products. Some college education is expected for this occupation.

A Commercial and Industrial Designer will normally get a pay level of $41,860 - $118,440 based on level of experience. will normally receive an average compensation of seventy-six thousand two hundred and ninety dollars yearly.

receive the highest salary in Arizona, where they receive average job salaries of near $91,690. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Information, where they earn an average job salary of $91,650.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.97 percent nationwide in that time.


Commercial and Industrial Designers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Transportation and Warehousing
Retail Trade
Educational Services