Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Designer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Designer is $35,857 per year.
Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Designer Total Pay (?
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$26,067 - $50,213
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,857
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Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Designer Total Pay (?
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$9.79 - $21.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,067 - $50,213  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,024  
Profit Sharing
$124.28 - $6,486  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$22,409 - $50,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,032
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $21.33  
   
Overtime
$12.99 - $30.09  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,024  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$124.28 - $6,486  
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).
)
$22,409 - $50,170  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7,032
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Pay Difference By Location

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Seattle
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Chicago
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National Average
$34,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Flash
up arrow 4%
Desktop Publishing
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 2%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 2%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
0%
Adobe Illustrator
0%
Illustration
0%
National Average
$34,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 1%
Design
up arrow 1%
Macintosh
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 33%
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