Entry-Level Graphic Artist Salary

An Entry-Level Graphic Artist earns an average wage of $14.44 per hour.

$25,862 - $51,406
$26K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,939
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$10.40 - $18.56
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$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,862 - $51,406  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,717  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$23,209 - $46,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $18.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.39 - $29.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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).
)
$23,209 - $46,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,170

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Graphic Artist Advice

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

Graphic Artist in Quincy:
`"$There was a cap on the amount of money that I could make."`
Budget income, don't waste money on new fangled technology. True talent comes from within yourself. Journal Journal Journal.

Graphic Artist in Arlington:
`"$ART in all forms is something that I am naturally superior."`
Get prepared to learn new software tips tricks effects drawing techniques for the rest of your career.

Graphic Artist in Newtown:
`"$Continue to Learn."`
Stay current with design trends and software. Take on projects and push to be project leader. Plan your growth income path with management or you will stay right where you are at.

Graphic Artist in Birmingham:
`"$Stay up to date on software used in this industry."`
Stay up to date on software used in this industry.

Graphic Artist in Oswego:
`"$Don't be under valued."`
Network as much as possible to see what the pay ranges are for particular lines of work. Don't let yourself be under valued.

Key Stats for Graphic Artist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Graphic Artist Salaries

Adobe After Effects
▲4%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼0%

National Average
$32,000



Adobe InDesign
▼1%

Graphic Design
▼2%

Illustration
▼2%

Adobe PDF
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Corel Draw
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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