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Commercial and Industrial Designers in New York

Considering a career as a Commercial and Industrial Designer in New York?

8.4% Jobs Projection
$68,520 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Commercial and Industrial Designers in New York is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Commercial and Industrial Designers Work in New York?

In New York, there were 1,990 people working as Commercial and Industrial Designers in the year 2018.

There were 2,400 Commercial and Industrial Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 410 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in NY Employment Trend

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

Commercial and Industrial Designers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

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

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 3,610 total jobs in 2026 for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state.

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

What do Commercial and Industrial Designers Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Commercial and Industrial Designers ranged from $32,660 to $119,370 with $68,520 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.7 to $57.39. The median hourly rate was $32.94.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.36.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Commercial and Industrial Designers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,420 $72,610
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 80 n/a
Syracuse, NY 70 $68,650
Rochester, NY 60 $48,560
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 60 $52,940

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 NY Employment Total
Graphic Designers 21,350
Fashion Designers 7,550
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 6,660
Interior Designers 4,780
Floral Designers 2,020
Set and Exhibit Designers 2,000

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