A Lighting Designer with autodesk autocad skills earns an average salary of $50,425 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$37,000 - $87,675
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$88K
MEDIAN: $50,425
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50%
90%

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$14.85 - $32.55
(Median)
$15
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,000 - $87,675  
   
Bonus
$501 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$36,178 - $80,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $32.55  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $58.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$501 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$36,178 - $80,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Designer

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

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Experience Affects Lighting Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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