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What Do Designers Do?

Job Description & Duties All designers not listed separately.

Types of Designer Jobs

  • Music Grapher
  • Taxidermist
  • China Painter
  • Flag Decorator
  • Wedding Cake Designer

Are There Job Opportunities for Designers?

In the United States, there were 9,000 jobs for Designers in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 5.8% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 500 new jobs for Designers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 900 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Designers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Designers are California, Florida, and Washington.

Watch out if you plan on working in Illinois, Texas, or Virginia. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Designer Salary

Designers Make between $25,960 and $123,020 a year. The median salary for this occupation is $60,570.

Salary Ranges for Designers

How much do Designers make in each U.S. state?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Louisiana

$89,070

California

$85,240

Tennessee

$75,820

Massachusetts

$71,880

Maryland

$71,650

Illinois

$70,870

Georgia

$67,890

Wisconsin

$67,880

Washington

$66,270

Virginia

$66,120

Connecticut

$65,990

New York

$65,870

Indiana

$65,650

Oregon

$64,950

Colorado

$64,540

District of Columbia

$63,770

Nevada

$62,510

Rhode Island

$58,660

Texas

$57,640

New Jersey

$56,880

Ohio

$55,560

Michigan

$53,440

Minnesota

$53,350

Pennsylvania

$50,530

North Carolina

$49,730

Kentucky

$48,380

Florida

$44,130

Missouri

$40,050

Iowa

$38,640

Arizona

$34,620

Montana

$33,840

Alabama

$22,920

Who Employs Designers?

Designer Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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