$39,663
Avg. Salary
$14.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Design Intern is $14.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Intern is $39,663 per year.

10%
$9.87
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$14.72
50%
$21.72
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MEDIAN $14.72
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$30k
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$40k
50%
$69k
90%
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MEDIAN $39,663
$29,675 - $68,901
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$69K
MEDIAN: $39,663
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$0$68K
Salary $29,675 - $68,901
Bonus $102 - $8,808
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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$20,800 - $48,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.87 - $21.72
Overtime $10.26 - $30.30
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $102 - $8,808
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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$20,800 - $48,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

Job Description for Design Intern

Design interns are tasked with facilitating design activities such as drawing, completing design renders and concepts, and maintaining strong creative skills to produce innovative offerings. They also participate in business and design meetings to make suggestions for current projects and assist design workshops to improve their techniques and become familiar with newer software offerings.

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Design Intern Tasks
  • Support design team by implementing plans.
  • Create and improve new and existing designs alongside designer.
  • Problem solve design issues.

Common Career Paths for Design Intern


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Design Interns who advance into the role of an User Experience Designer are fairly uncommon. User Experience Designers on average earn $75K per year. Typical career progression for a Design Intern involves becoming an Interior Designer or a Graphic Artist & Designer, roles that pay $10K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Design Intern


Design Interns report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Autodesk Revit Architecture, Adobe Illustrator, Design, and autodesk autocad are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include AutoCAD and Adobe InDesign. Most people skilled in Adobe Illustrator are similarly competent in Adobe InDesign and AutoCAD.

Design Intern Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Design Intern?

Design Intern in Cincinnati:
"Relaxed office environment, diverse range of work."
Pros: Casual environment, able to work creatively, able to learn many aspects of the field.
Cons: No healthcare, low salary, one other employee.

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Key Stats for Design Intern

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
1%

Experience Affects Design Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$31,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Design Intern Salaries

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Design
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

Adobe InDesign
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 82%