Industrial Designer Salary

industrial-designer-salary-chart.jpgIndustrial designers design and develop manufactured products such as children’s toys, appliances, and cars. They combine art talents with market, materials, and product research to create the most compelling and appealing product.

Salary

The average annual salary of an industrial designer is $59,610 yearly. The bottom 10% of industrial designers earns at most $34,610 yearly. The top 10% earns at least $94,250 yearly. The median salary is $62,430 yearly.

The best industries for employment include specialized design services (3,990 employed; $63,250 yearly on average); architectural, engineering, and related services (2,510; $71,030); and other miscellaneous manufacturing (1,540; $58,410). The best paying industry is household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers, paying $80,790 on average.

The top paying three states are Oregon ($81,610), New Mexico ($80,860), and Missouri ($72,420).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of industrial designers is expected to increase by 4% between 2012 and 2022, which is slower than average.

Industrial Designer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $28,480 $45,340 $70,930 $48,120
Arizona $19,170 $62,490 $93,790 $60,790
Arkansas $28,380 $42,970 $76,910 $47,630
California $37,320 $64,350 $111,540 $69,000
Colorado $29,280 $52,910 $105,080 $59,580
Connecticut $38,310 $64,050 $104,360 $68,720
Florida $34,420 $54,070 $85,330 $56,710
Georgia $37,600 $61,590 $90,380 $62,140
Hawaii $17,210 $35,330 $77,420 $43,990
Idaho $32,270 $44,990 $75,740 $50,650
Illinois $39,520 $62,720 $100,210 $66,010
Indiana $28,900 $46,630 $77,380 $51,340
Iowa $33,260 $49,260 $70,240 $50,480
Kansas $34,840 $63,950 $84,780 $61,050
Kentucky $32,570 $54,210 $91,640 $58,130
Louisiana $32,010 $61,130 $90,430 $60,690
Maine $36,520 $55,760 $77,400 $56,570
Maryland $40,790 $49,840 $79,030 $56,110
Massachusetts $40,800 $68,100 $107,350 $70,940
Michigan $45,780 $71,630 $94,520 $70,980
Minnesota $31,920 $57,830 $89,540 $59,170
Mississippi $33,030 $66,020 $98,590 $65,350
Missouri $30,320 $59,500 $123,300 $72,790
Nebraska $31,760 $45,470 $77,800 $49,550
Nevada $34,520 $66,330 $97,470 $65,140
New Hampshire $32,010 $61,260 $108,720 $66,960
New Jersey $38,280 $67,610 $99,860 $69,530
New Mexico $39,910 $63,820 $95,430 $65,480
New York $39,690 $69,750 $108,250 $71,130
North Carolina $31,840 $64,130 $94,250 $63,480
North Dakota $30,100 $42,500 $75,910 $49,310
Ohio $38,020 $63,640 $94,260 $65,380
Oklahoma $31,590 $56,640 $102,690 $61,500
Oregon $38,040 $66,570 $79,300 $62,930
Pennsylvania $33,030 $57,460 $87,430 $59,300
Rhode Island $40,010 $48,550 $89,570 $59,040
South Carolina $44,910 $71,100 $104,830 $72,090
South Dakota $24,410 $35,380 $52,880 $36,880
Tennessee $31,670 $53,730 $108,060 $61,480
Texas $34,380 $52,940 $100,630 $59,360
Utah $23,430 $44,070 $77,970 $48,280
Vermont $32,970 $51,180 $78,180 $52,660
Virginia $32,660 $45,280 $82,850 $51,360
Washington $41,740 $68,900 $93,500 $67,810
West Virginia $42,080 $61,870 $101,810 $65,290
Wisconsin $34,530 $57,870 $87,120 $59,060