Other designers

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2019 Workforce
317k
Average Age
41.8
Estimated Job Growth
0%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$70,548
Average Male Salary
$79,606
Average Female Salary
$59,514

About

Other designers are most often employed by the Specialized design services industry. The average yearly wage for Other designers was $70,548 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other designers by wage are Police officers, Property appraisers and assessors, and Computer occupations, all other.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other designers are South of Market & Potrero PUMA, CA, Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, and Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other designers are Austin City (North) PUMA, TX, Burbank City PUMA, CA, and Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other designers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Specialized design services is the industry that employs the most Other designers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other designers, by average wage, is Investigation & security services. Other designers are paid most in Austin City (Central) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Austin City (North) PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$70,548
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,694

In 2019, Other designers earned an average of $70,548, $15,024 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Property appraisers and assessors make somewhat more than Other designers while Police officers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other designers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.387
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Other designers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.387, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Other designers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Other designers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Other designers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Other designers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Other designers, by number of employees, are Specialized design services, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Construction.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Other designers, by average wage, are Investigation & security services, Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing, and Software publishing.

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Industries by Share

317k
2019 Workforce
± 13,817
−4.26%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.36%

The number of people employed as Other designers has been declining at a rate of −4.26%, from 331,515 people in 2018 to 317,402 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Other designers employed by various industries. Specialized design services employs the largest share of Other designers at  14.6%, followed by Architectural, engineering & related services with 11% and Construction with 6.33%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other designers in the US. The average age of male Other designers in the workforce is 42.9 and of female Other designers is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other designers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

174k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 10,245
143k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,283

54.9% of Other designers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Other designers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other designers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

71.9% of Other designers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.1% of Other designers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other designers.

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Age by Gender

42.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.779
40.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.852

The median age of Other designers is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 2.42 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other designers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other designers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Other designers hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Designers, All Other and Set and Exhibit Designers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Designers, All Other and Set and Exhibit Designers are expected to see a growth of 0% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Designers, All Other and Set and Exhibit Designers.
0%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Designers, All Other and Set and Exhibit Designers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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