Average Lighting Designer with Design Skills Salary in Australia

Annual Base Salary - $64,197.00/year

The average annual salary of Lighting Designer is $64,197.00


The starting salary of Lighting Designer is between $45,518.00 and $53,550.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $85,320.00 and $98,118.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $28.39/hour

The average hourly pay of Lighting Designer is $28.39.


The starting hourly rate is between $19.00 and $22.66 for Lighting Designer whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $32.40 and $37.00.

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Bonus Range: Tooltip
$0.00 - $535.00
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  • Currency : AUD
  • Annual Salary : $64,197.00
  • Hourly Pay : $28.39
  • Weekly Pay : $1,199.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,397.00
  • Monthly Salary : $5,194.00

Lighting Designer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Lighting Designer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Lighting Designer compared to male. Their involvement is 72% while of male is only 28%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Lighting Designer salary in Australia on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Lighting Designer having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $58,928.93.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Lighting Designer salary would increase again to a total of $71,479.32, adding $12,550.39 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of $69,379.40.

Prominent Skills Affecting Lighting Designer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Lighting Designer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Lighting Designer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Lighting Designer is AGI32 which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 8% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in AGI32.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Adobe Photoshop with 3%. It can be said that Adobe Photoshop skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Lighting Designer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $58,419.00 whereas the highest earning is $69,333.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of $69,333.00 at 8%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 9% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 8% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 5% more than the average salary.

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