Average Early-Career Industrial Designer with Design Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$63,474
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$5,087
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The average salary for an Early-Career Industrial Designer with Design skills in San Francisco, California is $63,474.
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$45k
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$63k
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$102k
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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 in 3D Rendering, Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Designers?

A mid-career Industrial Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Industrial Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Industrial Designer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 3.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (24.4% less), Seattle, Washington (14.5% less) and New York, New York (13.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Mid Career
66.7%
Experienced
33.3%