An Entry-Level Graphic Designer earns an average salary of AU$46,875 per year. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$37,579 - AU$59,756
AU$38K
AU$47K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$46,875
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AU$18.46 - AU$35.44
AU$18
AU$23
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$37,579 - AU$59,756  
   
Bonus
AU$478.53 - AU$5,410  
Profit Sharing
AU$310.00  
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$37,925 - AU$61,839  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 867
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$18.46 - AU$35.44  
   
Overtime
AU$17.23 - AU$47.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$478.53 - AU$5,410  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$310.00  
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$37,925 - AU$61,839  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 372

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,109

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Graphic Designer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Graphic Designer in Sydney:
"Design, creative, concepts, production."
Experience, skill, knowledge, Adobe, Identity, Motion, Print, Web.

Graphic Designer in Melbourne:
"Better training for practical design tasks."
While I had creative skills and conceptual understanding of design when I finished my degree, we weren't taught practical skills which left me under prepared for the workforce. Things like knowing how to take files through to finished art stage were completely lost on me and should have more of a focus for graduates.

Graphic Designer in Perth:
"Industry Experience."
Getting a degree looks great on paper but if you don't have hands on experience getting work when you leave university is very hard and you have to start from bottom and work your way up!

Graphic Designer in Brisbane:
"Graphic Design Advice."
If you love designing and you love your job stress is secondary to the pleasure of creating your designs and the satisfaction of it being out in the market.

Graphic Designer in Melbourne:
"What To Know When Starting Out."
Work hard, develop a good folio in school, promote yourself and have confidence in your talents and abilities, take chances, experiment and challenge yourself creatively outside of work.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

User Interface Design
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Adobe InDesign
0%

Web Design
0%

National Average
AU$47,000





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Advertising
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Corel Draw
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 95%
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