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Designer
$46K-$56K / yr. (est.)
$47K
$51,783 / year
$57K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Designer

What does a Designer do?

In the role of Designer, we are responsible for improving the designs of existing projects by coordinating with the product management team. We participate in the implementation of new design solutions for modifying the existing appearance of designs. We also bring new ideas to develop new designs by researching advanced concepts. Working as Designers, we are liable for performing in-depth research analysis of the existing designs to identify the areas of improvement and make adjustments to improve them. We work collaboratively with other team members to create and design art and craft.

Core tasks:

  • coordinating with other team members
  • implementing new design ideas
  • mentoring and guiding the newly hired team members
  • conducting competitor research
  • analysing the efficiency of existing designs

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Designer?
On average, people work 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Designer.
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Marketing CoordinatorMiami, FL - 6 months ago
Don't be so closed-minded! 3-5 years of diverse work experience could lead to innovative and dynamic designs!
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ArchitectSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
😡 As if all the years of studying and gaining expertise in architecture wasn't enough! What an insult.
How Long Do Designer Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Designers works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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Industrial DesignerSan Francisco, CA - 6 months ago
As an industrial designer, five years of work may seem short, but it allows you to refine your skills while adapting to different environments. Don't underestimate the power of versatility. 🔧
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Designer - ContractorMiami, FL - 6 months ago
Five years might be the average, but as a freelance designer, you need to constantly reinvent yourself and stay on top of trends to succeed. Stay hungry! 🖌
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Designer Employees?
Frequent job changes in Designer, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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Industrial DesignerSan Francisco, CA - 6 months ago
Wow, so you're saying switching jobs indicates adaptability and a drive to continuously evolve? Great! More frequent job changes allow for a wider range of industry knowledge and design expertise.
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Fashion DesignerNew York City, NY - 6 months ago
Oh please! Changing jobs frequently showcases versatility in adapting to diverse design environments, enabling exposure to different fashion houses and designers. Innovate or disappear! 💁

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Designer's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Designer typically studied at.
Fashion Institute of Technology
Parsons School of Design

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Designer Employees?
Gender ratio in Designer position: 0.549611654171817 Male and 0.450388345828183 Female. Age ratio in Designer position: 16-20: 11%, 21-30: 74%, 31-40: 11%, 41-50: 3%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Designer position is predominantly male (55.0%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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DesignerSan Francisco, CA - 6 months ago
Yo, where my fellow 41-50 year old designers at? Represent! 🤘
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DesignerSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
I agree, we need more diversity in this field. Hopefully, things will change in the future. 🌈

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Designer?
Top employers of Designer position: General Motors, Gensler, Origami Owl. People who work in Designer position most typically go on to work for the General Motors.
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Industrial DesignerSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
To see General Motors as a top employer for designers is refreshing. They bring diversity to the field!
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Web DesignerAustin, TX - 6 months ago
I disagree with those choices. There are so many other better options for designers out there!
General Motors
Gensler
Origami Owl
What Industries Does Designer Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Designer: Professional / Scientific / Technical, Manufacturing, Retail, Construction, Information Technology. Designer employees most likely come from a Professional / Scientific / Technical industry background.
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Fashion DesignerMiami, FL - 6 months ago
Fashion Designers, does working in such a competitive industry affect your ability to collaborate and share ideas with fellow designers? 🤔
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Web DesignerSan Francisco, CA - 6 months ago
Web Designers, what are the current trends that will help me create modern and user-friendly websites? 🌐

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Discussion about Designer

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Do I need any certifications or degrees to work as a Designer?
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Designer27 days ago
Do I need degree or graduation
Do a lot of women work as a Designer?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
45% are women in this profession.
How old are people who work as a Designer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
26 is the average age of people working as a Designer.
Is a Designer considered to be a junior profession?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You should work for 4 years on average to become a Designer.
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5 months ago
YES
Which industries does a Designer typically work in?
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7 months ago
Or automotive industry
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Senior Product Designer10 days ago
Could we get a broader question?
What kind of higher education a Designer need?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
You should be fine with No higher education
Which company are you working for as a Designer?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
General Motors, Gensler and Origami Owl has the most employees.
How many years do people spend as a Designer in their career path?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
A Designer typically moves on after more than 5 years
How likely is it for people working as a Designer to switch companies still working as a Designer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
A Designer is likely to work for multiple companies as a Designer.
What occupations do people usually work in before becoming a Designer?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Most people come from Graphic Designer, Design Intern or Art Director roles
Working as a Designer what job titles should I consider to switch to?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Graphic Designer, Art Director or Creative Director can be a good next step
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7 months ago
This is depending on the type of designer you are. I am assuming you are talking about creative design. That would make sense then
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