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Set and Exhibit Designers in North Carolina

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8.3% Jobs Projection
$55,700 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Set and Exhibit Designers in North Carolina is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Set and Exhibit Designers Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 110 workers employed as Set and Exhibit Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 70 Set and Exhibit Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Set and Exhibit Designers in NC Employment Trend

The typical state has 145 Set and Exhibit Designers working in it, which means North Carolina has fewer Set and Exhibit Designers than average.

Set and Exhibit Designers in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Set and Exhibit Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.3%.

Job Projections for Set and Exhibit Designers: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 130 jobs for North Carolina Set and Exhibit Designers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 16,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Set and Exhibit Designers Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Set and Exhibit Designers ranged from $29,390 to $87,480 with $55,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.13 to $42.06. The median hourly rate was $26.78.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.27 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $5.51.

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

Set and Exhibit Designers Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina Metros for Set and Exhibit Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Set and Exhibit Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 50 $35,260
Greensboro-High Point, NC 30 $43,200

Top States for Set and Exhibit Designers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Set and Exhibit Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,650 $58,910
New York 2,000 $67,900
Georgia 600 $55,280
Florida 420 $47,060
Ohio 370 $48,570
Illinois 340 $48,740
Texas 340 $48,120
Maryland 230 $51,750
District of Columbia 220 $76,280
Pennsylvania 200 $44,010
Virginia 200 $41,680
Michigan 190 $46,270
Missouri 180 $41,000
Tennessee 180 $0
Arizona 170 $33,990
Washington 160 $42,200
Massachusetts 160 $56,250
Minnesota 130 $48,900
Oregon 130 $66,990
New Jersey 130 $55,320

Below are the states where Set and Exhibit Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $76,280
New York $67,900
Oregon $66,990
Hawaii $64,960
California $58,910
Massachusetts $56,250
North Carolina $55,700
New Jersey $55,320
Georgia $55,280
Kentucky $54,420

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation NC Employment Total
Graphic Designers 6,460
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 2,610
Interior Designers 1,320
Floral Designers 1,150
Commercial and Industrial Designers 670
Fashion Designers 190

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