Digital Designer Salary
The average pay for a Digital Designer is $53,332 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$39,451 - $80,577|
|Bonus||$780 - $7,320|
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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).)
|$34,793 - $79,290|
|Hourly Rate||$13.08 - $32.34|
|Overtime||$19.22 - $38.74|
|Bonus||$780 - $7,320|
|Total Pay (||$34,793 - $79,290|
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.Read More...
Digital designer work with computers and typically need a bachelor's degree in a graphic design, interactive design, or a related field; some positions will also accept degrees in such fields as advertising and marketing. While certifications are not always necessary, most employers want demonstrated proficiency with the digital design software packages used in their company. These generally include Photoshop, llustrator, and other Adobe products. Proficiency with input devices such as graphics tablets is also usually desired, as is ability to work directly with code.
A digital designer generally works standard business hours, though some firms allow for flexible hours. Some overtime may be required as deadlines approach. Most of the work a digital designer does is mental. However, a certain amount of physical dexterity is required, due to the use of computer-based programs.
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
Pay by Experience for a Digital Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 268 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Digital Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 83 salaries. A Digital Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 15 salaries.
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