Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in New York

Median pay for Graphic Artists & Designers in New York lies in the neighborhood of $45K annually. Women make up the majority of Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Most New York Graphic Artists & Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,312 - $66,397
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,209
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$11.80 - $50.13
(Median)
$12
$20
$50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,312 - $66,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,163  
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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$30,558 - $80,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $50.13  
   
Overtime
$1.48 - $60.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,163  
   
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).
)
$30,558 - $80,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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.


New York Graphic Artists & Designers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $52K. Graphic Artists & Designers in New York bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $81K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 77%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$46,000


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

Illustration
up arrow 6%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

Macintosh
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 31%
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