An Industrial Designer earns an average salary of $51,708 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Industrial Designer Total Pay (?
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$37,477 - $80,766
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MEDIAN: $51,708
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Industrial Designer Total Pay (?
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$14.30 - $40.58
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,477 - $80,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,734  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,878  
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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$35,985 - $85,145  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $40.58  
   
Overtime
$9.89 - $48.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,734  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,878  
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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$35,985 - $85,145  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,503
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Job Description for Industrial Designer
Industrial designers begin their careers by obtaining a bachelor's or master's degree in industrial design, product design or a similar field. Industrial designers utilize their mastery of core design principles to tackle complex problems revolving around the properties and designs of products and systems that need to work effectively and efficiently while still being aesthetically pleasing and convenient.
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Industrial Designer Tasks
  • Oversee projects from inception to completion, reviewing project plans, designs and deliverables.
  • Input on industrial design, aesthetic, interface and functional solutions for products.
  • Responsible for material selection and recommendation, work through debugging issues with new items.
  • Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys.
  • Create presentations and reports for new items.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Industrial Designer Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Skills That Affect Industrial Designer Salaries

Product Development
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Design
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National Average
$53,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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3D Rendering
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Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 15%
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