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Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in New York

The average Graphic Artist & Designer in New York can expect to rake in roughly $45K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Graphic Artists & Designers in New York. There are more female New York Graphic Artists & Designers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly one in three lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just under a half have dental, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,944 - $66,503
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,611
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$11.50 - $49.92
(Median)
$12
$20
$50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,944 - $66,503  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$30,333 - $79,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.50 - $49.92  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $58.85  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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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$30,333 - $79,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $42K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $51K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $67K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $80K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

 
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 77%

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Macintosh
up arrow 6%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$45,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 32%
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