Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers take home approximately $59K per year on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too. Women make up a slight majority of Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers (50 percent) survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,887 - $100,770
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$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,602
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90%

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$13.47 - $60.32
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MEDIAN: $20.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,887 - $100,770  
   
Bonus
$11.84 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$2,503  
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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$32,206 - $120,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $60.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$18.60 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$11.84 - $9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,503  
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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$32,206 - $120,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 9%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 8%

Illustration
up arrow 5%

National Average
$53,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Macintosh
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Corel Draw
up arrow 22%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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