Highest Paying Industries for Designers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Software Publishers44.5492640
Finance and Insurance38.580080
Scientific Research and Development Services37.5178020
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences37.5178020
Residential Building Construction34.8372450
Publishing Industries (except Internet)32.968430
Other Information Services32.8368280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals32.2267010
Construction of Buildings32.266970
Local government, including schools and hospitals32.0466650
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries31.7566050
Federal, State, and Local Government31.1964870
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service31.1964870
Employment Services30.6763780
Information30.663640
Specialized Design Services30.2862980
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services30.0762530
Administrative and Support Services30.0762530
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers29.5561470
Nonresidential Building Construction29.5461440
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing29.461140
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.3761080
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries29.2460810
Motion Picture and Video Industries29.2460810
Miscellaneous Manufacturing29.0460390
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service28.7559790
Construction28.5359350
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations27.8457910
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations27.6557510
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers27.4857160
Specialty Trade Contractors27.3256820
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers26.9756090
Nonstore Retailers26.7655650
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses26.7655650
Building Equipment Contractors26.7355610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.7355590
All industries26.6155360
All industries, private ownership only26.5455210
Computer Systems Design and Related Services26.555110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation26.3654830
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors26.1554400
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)26.1554400
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.9453950
State government, including schools and hospitals25.9353940
Educational Services, Privately owned25.8353720
Management of Companies and Enterprises25.7553560
Engineering Services25.7353520
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.5553140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned25.3852780
Wholesale Trade24.6751310
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.5951160
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods24.5751100
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing24.4550850
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing24.3450640
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services24.2250370
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers24.1250180
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services24.0650050
Educational Services, State government owned23.7949480
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned23.7949480
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers23.3748610
Manufacturing22.9947810
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services22.8747570
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers22.847420
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries22.7247270
Wood Product Manufacturing22.6847170
Newspaper Publishers22.6747160
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing22.6147030
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers22.5246850
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers22.5246830
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers22.5146820
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods22.2146200
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers21.5244760
Other Support Services20.5142670
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers20.2842190
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing19.540570
Retail Trade18.839100
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers18.4238310
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing1837430
Miscellaneous Store Retailers17.1335630
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores14.830780
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing14.5430240
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores11.9424830
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores11.9424830

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