Salary for
Designer I in the United States

How much does a Designer I earn in the United States? The average Designer I salary in the United States is $55,012 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49,457 and $63,412. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Applies engineering or architectural principles to the design of buildings/structures and their components or assemblies. Prepares creative designs or related drawings or details; uses designs to develop specifications or estimates of materials needed for a project. May perform drafting duties requiring the use of CAD equipment or systems. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed.

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  1. This Job:

    Designer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Designer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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