Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Project Designer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$64,975 / yrTotal Pay
$61,453 / yrBase Pay
$3,522 / yrAdditional Pay

$64,975

 / yr
$45K$95K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Project Designer is $64,975 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,453 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,522 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Project Designer

Some related job titles are Interior Designer/Architectural Space Planner Salaries with median pay of $79,240, Project Architect Salaries with median pay of $95,400, Architect/Designer Salaries with median pay of $94,337, Architecture Designer Salaries with median pay of $89,497.

Top Paying Companies

For a Project Designer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Project Designer in United States. Employers include WET, Dominion Energy and Mattel.

1
WET
WET
$94,108/yr
6
Blu Homes
$80,345/yr
7
WATG
$80,166/yr
8
ESD
$79,890/yr
10
OTJ Architects
$79,427/yr
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$76,512

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$79,427

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Top Paying Industries

For a Project Designer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Project Designer in United States are Arts, Entertainment & Recreation with a median total pay of $94,108, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $89,494, Real Estate with a median total pay of $77,543, Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $73,560, and Hotels & Travel Accommodation with a median total pay of $72,993.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Arts, Entertainment & RecreationArts, Entertainment & Recreation$94,108

    22% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$89,494

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Real EstateReal Estate$77,543

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$73,560

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Hotels & Travel AccommodationHotels & Travel Accommodation$72,993

    1% Lower than other industries

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

The top paying company in Arts, Entertainment & Recreation for Project Designer is WET.

WETWET$94,108/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

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Project Designer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Civil Project Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$62,700

/yr

$63K | $100

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Architectural Project Designer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$56,300

/yr

$54K | $2K

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Architectural Project Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Project Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago

Project Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Project Designer is $61,453 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1307 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Project Designer in United States is $88,891 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Designer in United States is $42,485 per year.

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