Average Lighting Designer Salary

$58,042
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$58k
90%
$85k

The average salary for a Lighting Designer is $58,042

Base Salary
$40k - $85k
Bonus
$447 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $27k
Commission
$4k - $25k
Total Pay
$33k - $96k
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What Do Lighting Designers Do?

Lighting Designer Tasks
  • Make presentations and interact with customers/clients.
  • Assist in the development of custom fixture designs and testing for new lighting applications.
  • Translate interior designer/architect lighting concept into specification form.
  • Perform computer generated calculations and illuminating renderings.
  • Provide lighting specifications for interior/exterior/landscape lighting applications and create lighting schedules and all related design documentation as required.
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Job Satisfaction for Lighting Designer

3.9 out of 5
(74)
Highly Satisfied
16Reviews
Based on 74 responses, the job of Lighting Designer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.94 out of 5. On average, Lighting Designers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
54.7%
Female
44.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 214 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

58%

Vision

51%

None

23%