Other designers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
320k
Average Age
41.1
Estimated Job Growth
0%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$68,130
Average Male Salary
$75,946
Average Female Salary
$57,458

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Other designers are most often employed by the Specialized design services industry. The average yearly wage for Other designers was $68,130 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other designers by wage are Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, and Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other designers are South of Market & Potrero PUMA, CA, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, and Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other designers are Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY, South of Market & Potrero PUMA, CA, and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA.

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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 Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals. Other designers are paid most in Everett City (Central & East) & Eastmont PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene PUMA, NY.

Yearly Wage

$68,130
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,530

In 2020, Other designers earned an average of $68,130, $12,176 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists make somewhat more than Other designers while Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining 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

0.389
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Other designers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.389, 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

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 by Share

320k
2020 Workforce
± 13,881
1.37%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.07%

The number of people employed as Other designers has been growing at a rate of 1.37%, from 316,016 people in 2019 to 320,333 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Other designers employed by various industries. Specialized design services employs the largest share of Other designers at  17.2%, followed by Architectural, engineering & related services with 12% and Construction with 4.63%.

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Demographic information on Other designers in the US. The average age of male Other designers in the workforce is 42 and of female Other designers is 39.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other designers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

185k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 10,551
135k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,031

57.7% of Other designers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

69.2% of Other designers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.3% 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 Sex

42
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.751
39.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.881

The median age of Other designers is 41.1, and Male employees are generally 2.1 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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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.

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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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