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Exhibit Designer Salary

Exhibit Designers in the United States take home an average $47K annually. Job satisfaction for Exhibit Designers is high. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$33,113 - $70,351
(Median)
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47K
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70K
MEDIAN: $46,700
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$14.01 - $48.48
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,113 - $70,351  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,152 - $71,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.01 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$4.00 - $30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,152 - $71,258  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Exhibit Designer

The exhibit designer holds a position that is important for museums, various trade shows, art galleries, and other organizations that require exhibit design.

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Exhibit Designer Tasks

  • Coordinate with vendors contract services and supplies needed for the exhibit installations.
  • Assist in the design, fabrication, and budgeting of exhibit installations.
  • Oversee the installation, maintenance, and fabrication of all museum exhibitions.
  • Oversee staff or volunteer work and maintain contractor records.

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Popular Skills for Exhibit Designer


Survey results show that Exhibit Designers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Computer Aided Drafting & Design, AutoCAD, 3D Rendering, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Computer Aided Design and Adobe Illustrator. Those familiar with 3D Rendering also tend to know Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator. Those who learned Adobe Photoshop also tend to know Adobe Illustrator and Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Exhibit Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Exhibit Designers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $40K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. Exhibit Designers see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $65K.

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Experience Affects Exhibit Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Exhibit Designer Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%

3D Rendering
0%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 16%