$56,244
Avg. Salary
$23.35
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,521

Bonus

$1,997

Profit Sharing

$2,880

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Industrial Designer is $23.35 per hour.

The average pay for an Industrial Designer is $56,244 per year.

10%
$15.09
10%
$23.35
50%
$46.70
90%
90%
MEDIAN $23.35
10%
$40k
10%
$56k
50%
$87k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $56,244
$40,494 - $87,294
$40K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $56,244
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90%

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$15.09 - $46.70
$15
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$0$91K
Salary $40,494 - $87,294
Bonus $532 - $9,985
Profit Sharing $497 - $9,955
Commission $2,880
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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$39,085 - $91,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,886
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $15.09 - $46.70
Overtime $21.00 - $55.91
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $532 - $9,985
Commission $2,880
Profit Sharing $497 - $9,955
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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$39,085 - $91,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 443

Job Description for Industrial Designer

Most of the time, industrial designers work in the manufacturing sector. They design products and develop concepts for products that are manufactured at factories, such as home appliances, furniture, automobiles, electronics, and toys. They use their artistic, business, and engineering talents to design various products for manufacturers.

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Industrial Designer Tasks
  • Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys.
  • Create presentations and reports for new items.
  • Responsible for material selection and recommendation, work through debugging issues with new items.
  • Oversee projects from inception to completion, reviewing project plans, designs and deliverables.
  • Input on industrial design, aesthetic, interface and functional solutions for products.

Industrial Designer Pay By Employer

$0$65K

$58,589

Common Career Paths for Industrial Designer


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As Industrial Designers transition into upper-level roles such as Industrial Design Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Industrial Design Directors earn $122K on average per year. When Industrial Designers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Industrial Designers or Industrial Product Design Engineers. Those roles pay an additional $22K and $2K, respectively.

Industrial Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Industrial Designer


Industrial Designers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Concepts and Standards, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like AutoCAD, 3D Printing, and Adobe Illustrator. The majority of those who know Adobe Illustrator also know 3D Rendering.

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Designer

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 899 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 350 salaries. An experienced Industrial Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 197 salaries. An Industrial Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,826

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

With a pay rate for Industrial Designers that is 36 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Industrial Designers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+16 percent) and Los Angeles (+8 percent). Industrial Designers in smaller cities are met with below-average pay: In particular, Columbus, Denver, and Minneapolis (each fewer than a million residents) are the lowest-paid American cities for Industrial Designers, who face pay rates below the national average. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Denver and 10 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Industrial Designer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 400 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Industrial Designer Salaries

▲47%

▲38%

▲14%

National Average
$56,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Industrial Designer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 400 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%