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Late-Career Graphic Artist / Designer Salary

An average Late-Career Graphic Artist & Designer can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Total cash compensation for Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers runs from $29K to $81K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K and profit sharing that can reach almost $4K. Some workers in this field — approximately one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a little less than one-half. The majority of Late-Career Graphic Artists & Designers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,221 - $72,237
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,198
10%
50%
90%

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$12.74 - $48.70
(Median)
$13
$18
$49
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,221 - $72,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,941  
Profit Sharing
$200.50 - $3,500  
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).
)
$29,311 - $81,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $48.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.34  
Overtime
$15.62 - $43.74  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,941  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.50 - $3,500  
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).
)
$29,311 - $81,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 275

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 13%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Macintosh
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 7%

QuarkXPress
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 34%