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Commercial and Industrial Designers in Kentucky

Want to work in Kentucky as a Commercial and Industrial Designer? Read this first!

-3% Jobs Projection
$59,930 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in Kentucky are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Commercial and Industrial Designers in Kentucky is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Commercial and Industrial Designers Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 340 workers employed as Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 370 Commercial and Industrial Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in KY Employment Trend

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

Commercial and Industrial Designers in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

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

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 320 jobs for Kentucky Commercial and Industrial Designers in 2026.

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

What do Commercial and Industrial Designers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Commercial and Industrial Designers ranged from $39,170 to $93,160 with $59,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.83 to $44.79. The median hourly rate was $28.81.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.71 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.10.

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

Commercial and Industrial Designers Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 140 $59,840
Evansville, IN-KY 30 $50,420

Top States for Commercial and Industrial Designers Employment

View the list below to see 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 KY Employment Total
Graphic Designers 1,800
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,750
Floral Designers 550
Interior Designers 370

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