Lighting Designer with AutoCAD Skills Salary

Lighting Designers with AutoCAD skills pull down an average of $55K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. Work is enjoyable for Lighting Designers with AutoCAD skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Lighting Designers with AutoCAD skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,644 - $87,899
$39K
$55K
$88K
MEDIAN: $54,602
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$10.30 - $33.97
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$0$88K
Salary $38,644 - $87,899
Bonus $490.68 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $2,928
Commission $6,500
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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$36,635 - $88,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 184
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $10.30 - $33.97
Overtime $15.00 - $60.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $490.68 - $9,787
Commission $6,500
Profit Sharing $2,928
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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$36,635 - $88,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Designer

Pay by Experience for a Lighting Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lighting Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 118 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lighting Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Lighting Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 58 salaries. A Lighting Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,356

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Lighting Designers with AutoCAD skills, New York provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Lighting Designers with AutoCAD skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+20 percent) and Seattle (+5 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 2 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Lighting Designer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Lighting Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 17%
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