Graphic Artist / Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Graphic Artist / Designer in Washington, District of Columbia is $58,473 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Acrobat.

$33,024 - $74,836
$33K
$58K
$75K
MEDIAN: $58,473
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$33,024 - $74,836  
   
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$875  
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$33,407 - $105,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Artist / Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Artist / Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Artist / Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 8 salaries. A Graphic Artist / Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

National Average
$60,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Experienced
▼8%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Graphic Design
▲18%

Adobe Photoshop
▲15%

Adobe Acrobat
▲14%

Adobe InDesign
▲7%

Adobe Illustrator
▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%