Lighting Designer salary in the United States

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Based on 469 income tax records
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How much do Lighting Designers make?
The average total salary for a Lighting Designer is $54,000 per year. This is based on data from 469 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Lighting Designer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Lighting Designer salary can vary between $19,000 to $103,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Lighting Designer demographics in United States

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65% are single
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35% are married
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22% have kids
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42% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Lighting Designers in United States

469 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a lighting designer in the United States is $54,000 per year. Lighting designer salaries in the United States can vary between $19,000 to $103,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 469 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as lighting designer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for lighting designers in the United States: Portland Metro Area, OR ($69,500 a year), Orlando Metro Area, FL ($68,500 a year), and Boston Metro Area, MA ($68,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.