Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in New York (United States)

More than half of Graphic Designers in New York are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $45,634 per year. The top of the range reaches $76,614 per year, and the bottom approaches $30,068. About a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and about half claim dental coverage as well. Most Graphic Designers in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York Salary (?
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$31,270 - $66,705
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,553
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Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York Salary (?
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$11.63 - $50.16
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,270 - $66,705  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
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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$30,068 - $76,614  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 395
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $50.16  
   
Overtime
$11.26 - $60.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
   
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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$30,068 - $76,614  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer in New York, New York Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$46,000

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

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%
Macintosh
up arrow 5%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%
Illustration
up arrow 4%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%
Graphic Design
up arrow 1%
Design
0%
National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 151 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 33%
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