Late-Career Graphic Artist / Designer Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers is around $49K per year. Cash earnings for Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers — which occasionally include more than $2K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $82K. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,074 - $74,521
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,643
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50%
90%

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$12.80 - $46.08
(Median)
$13
$19
$46
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,074 - $74,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,442  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $3,523  
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).
)
$29,737 - $81,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.80 - $46.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.34  
Overtime
$14.91 - $44.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,442  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $3,523  
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).
)
$29,737 - $81,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Illustration
0%

National Average
$45,000

Macintosh
up arrow 1%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 8%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 32%
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