Average Early-Career Industrial Designer with Design Skills Salary

$54,859
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,039
Bonus
$1,750
Commission
$2,010
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The average salary for an Early-Career Industrial Designer with Design skills is $54,859.
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$42k
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$55k
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$75k
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What Do Industrial Designers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Industrial Designers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3D Rendering, Product Development and SolidWorks.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Designers?

An entry-level Industrial Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,244 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Industrial Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,893 based on 209 salaries. An experienced Industrial Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,619 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,437.
Employees with Industrial Designer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (15.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 426 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.1%
Mid Career
49.1%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
13.4%