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Commercial and Industrial Designers in Wisconsin

Is Wisconsin a good place for you to work as a Commercial and Industrial Designer?

9.1% Jobs Projection
$55,830 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Commercial and Industrial Designers Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 400 Commercial and Industrial Designers working in the state.

There were 750 Commercial and Industrial Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in WI Employment Trend

The amount of Commercial and Industrial Designers working in the state is similar to the average state.

Commercial and Industrial Designers in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Commercial and Industrial Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

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

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 100 annual Commercial and Industrial Designers job openings in Wisconsin, and 1,080 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Commercial and Industrial Designers ranged from $40,730 to $82,240 with $55,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.58 to $39.54. The median hourly rate was $26.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.88 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.04.

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

Commercial and Industrial Designers Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 360 $67,580
Madison, WI 90 $56,460
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 80 $60,050
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 70 $56,000

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation WI Employment Total
Graphic Designers 5,780
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,400
Interior Designers 1,020
Floral Designers 960
Fashion Designers 170
Set and Exhibit Designers 70

References

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