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Digital Designer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Digital Designer is $51,437 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Digital Designer Salary (?
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$37,057 - $86,233
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MEDIAN: $51,436
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Digital Designer Salary (?
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$10.14 - $29.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,057 - $86,233  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$30,027 - $86,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $29.89  
   
Overtime
$5.01 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$30,027 - $86,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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

Washington
up arrow 8%
National Average
$49,000
Chicago
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Atlanta
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New York
up arrow 9%
Cincinnati
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Experience Affects Digital Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%
Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Digital Designer Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 9%
HTML
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Video Editing
up arrow 4%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 9%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 10%
Flash
up arrow 27%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%