Set designer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How much does a Set Designer earn?

How do set designer salaries compare to similar careers?

Set designers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than talent agents but more than film and video editors.

Career Median Salary
Talent agent salary $39K
Cartoonist salary $30K
Museum conservator salary $33K
Make-Up artist salary $31K
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $30K
Set designer salary $28K
Filmmaker salary $37K
Costume designer salary $26K
Fashion designer salary $38K
Film and video editor salary $36K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)