The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer is AU$52,978 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$39,632 - AU$72,108
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$52,978
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AU$19.28 - AU$49.96
AU$19
AU$26
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$25.78
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$39,632 - AU$72,108  
   
Bonus
AU$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,886 - AU$81,348  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.28 - AU$49.96  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$7.89  
Overtime
AU$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$2,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$39,886 - AU$81,348  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,468

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Graphic Artist / Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graphic Artist / Designer?

Graphic Artist / Designer in Sydney:
`"$Working as a In-house Designer."`
Pros: The freedom to be creative, have new different briefs across multiple fields of illustration and design and being able to draw and make work that will be published and distributed across the world.
Cons: Administrative tasks such as spreadsheets, setting files up for print, essentially the 'finished art' side. The lack of communication and reliability of the Creative director which causes my work to suffer and I have to continuously make up for his errors and mistakes.

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Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲19%

▲13%

▲2%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

Graphic Design
▼0%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000


▼1%

Adobe After Effects
▼1%

Web Design
▼3%

Desktop Publishing
▼8%

Dreamweaver
▼9%

Flash
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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