A Digital Designer earns an average salary of $52,411 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are User Interface Design and Web Development.

$38,633 - $81,041
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $52,410
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$12.75 - $35.57
(Median)
$13
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,633 - $81,041  
   
Bonus
$789 - $7,544  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$33,261 - $80,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 310
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.75 - $35.57  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $39.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$789 - $7,544  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$33,261 - $80,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Digital Designer

A digital designer's duties vary heavily depending on their company's field. For example, if the digital designer works for a web design company, they will likely spend their days working in PhotoShop and DreamWeaver, creating web pages. If they work for an animation studio, they might design and animate characters. If their company's specialty is marketing or public relations, they might design brochures, business cards, or media kits. Freelance digital designers may also work across a variety of mediums.

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Digital Designer Tasks

  • Participate in development, design, and revision of design solutions.
  • Partner with technical and creative sides to construct and deliver high quality products.
  • Act as expert and mentor in digital design internally and with clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Digital Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,175

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Experience Affects Digital Designer Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Digital Designer Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 17%

Web Development
up arrow 10%

Web Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

HTML5
up arrow 2%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 3%


up arrow 5%



Video Editing
up arrow 13%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 15%

Flash
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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