Late-Career Graphic Artist / Designer Salary

Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers take home an average $59K annually. Although the larger part have medical coverage and close to one-half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Most Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,732 - $100,418
$40K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,587
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $60.24
$13
$21
$60
MEDIAN: $20.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,732 - $100,418  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$2,449  
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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$32,146 - $120,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $60.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.18  
Overtime
$19.22 - $45.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,449  
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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$32,146 - $120,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,764

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers, 58 percent above the national average. Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+39 percent) and Los Angeles (+7 percent).

Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Desktop Publishing
▲13%

Design
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲6%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$54,000

Graphic Design
▼3%

Illustration
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Adobe Illustrator
▼5%

Adobe InDesign
▼7%

Adobe Acrobat
▼7%

Macintosh
▼8%

Dreamweaver
▼12%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%

QuarkXPress
▼14%

Corel Draw
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 30%
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