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Commercial and Industrial Designers in North Carolina

Considering a career as a Commercial and Industrial Designer in North Carolina?

7.9% Jobs Projection
$69,580 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Commercial and Industrial Designers in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Commercial and Industrial Designers Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 670 workers employed as Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 660 Commercial and Industrial Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in NC Employment Trend

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

Commercial and Industrial Designers in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

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

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,090 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Commercial and Industrial Designers ranged from $36,000 to $118,950 with $69,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.31 to $57.19. The median hourly rate was $33.45.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.12 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.67.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Commercial and Industrial Designers Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Greensboro-High Point, NC 200 $87,040
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 100 $64,740
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 70 $69,090
Asheville, NC 50 $54,050
Raleigh, NC 50 $78,100
Winston-Salem, NC 30 $65,610

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 NC Employment Total
Graphic Designers 6,460
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Interior Designers 1,320
Floral Designers 1,150
Fashion Designers 190
Set and Exhibit Designers 110

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