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Commercial and Industrial Designers in Illinois

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3.6% Jobs Projection
$62,720 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Commercial and Industrial Designers in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Commercial and Industrial Designers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Commercial and Industrial Designers Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 1,410 people working as Commercial and Industrial Designers in the year 2018.

There were 1,410 Commercial and Industrial Designers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 400 Commercial and Industrial Designers working in it, which means Illinois has more Commercial and Industrial Designers than average.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

Job Projections for Commercial and Industrial Designers: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Commercial and Industrial Designers job openings in Illinois, and 1,750 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,900 annual jobs and 41,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Commercial and Industrial Designers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Commercial and Industrial Designers ranged from $38,810 to $101,420 with $62,720 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.66 to $48.76. The median hourly rate was $30.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.78 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.37.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Commercial and Industrial Designers Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Commercial and Industrial Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Commercial and Industrial Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,220 $63,040
St. Louis, MO-IL 280 $62,970
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 30 $61,420

Top States for Commercial and Industrial Designers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Commercial and Industrial Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Michigan 5,060 $78,010
California 4,090 $70,410
Texas 2,220 $65,700
New York 1,990 $68,520
Illinois 1,410 $62,720
Pennsylvania 1,070 $64,120
New Jersey 1,020 $75,460
Massachusetts 990 $80,660
Ohio 970 $59,230
Florida 970 $60,040
Georgia 870 $57,820
North Carolina 670 $69,580
Colorado 670 $58,110
Indiana 660 $60,290
Utah 660 $48,020
Iowa 650 $58,390
Oregon 640 $77,160
Tennessee 630 $53,200
Minnesota 530 $65,110
Missouri 500 $59,370

Below are the states where Commercial and Industrial Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Arkansas $82,510
Louisiana $81,220
Massachusetts $80,660
Washington $80,510
Michigan $78,010
Oregon $77,160
New Jersey $75,460
South Carolina $74,830
Arizona $74,430
Idaho $73,220

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Occupation IL Employment Total
Graphic Designers 11,700
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 5,020
Interior Designers 2,250
Floral Designers 1,890
Set and Exhibit Designers 340

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