Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Designer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$61,373 / yrTotal Pay
$57,006 / yrBase Pay
$4,367 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,373

 / yr
$39K$97K
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The estimated total pay for a Designer is $61,373 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,006 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 $4,367 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Designer

$61,373 /yr
Designer
$94,986 /yr
Senior Designer
$71,170 /yr
Lead Designer
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Related Job Titles

For Designer

Some related job titles are Designer Sênior Salaries with median pay of $94,986, Visual Designer Salaries with median pay of $73,582, Web Designer Salaries with median pay of $64,473, Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $47,163.

Top Paying Companies

For a Designer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Designer in United States. Employers include Google, Stripe and Meta.

1
Google
$175,965/yr
2
Stripe
$171,687/yr
3
Meta
$170,442/yr
6
eBay
$161,359/yr
7
Oracle
$161,188/yr
9
Adobe
$157,381/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Designer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Designer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $113,353, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $93,474, Insurance with a median total pay of $92,034, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $90,584, and Real Estate with a median total pay of $88,282.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$113,353

    33% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$93,474

    19% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$92,034

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$90,584

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Real EstateReal Estate$88,282

    15% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Designer are Google, Stripe, and Meta.

GoogleGoogle$175,965/yr
StripeStripe$171,687/yr
MetaMeta$170,442/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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Just received an offer after 6 months of internship with minimum wages!! I'm super excited but want to hear more thoughts on my salary from professionals here! It's for UX designer role at adobe and 100% WFH in los angeles. Base is 103k with 10% bonus along with 10k sign-on and 50k RSU for 4 years. My first official job offer after college!!!

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Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Designer is $57,006 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24040 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Designer in United States is $89,053 per year.

The lowest salary for a Designer in United States is $36,492 per year.

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