Graphic Artist / Designer in New York Salary

Graphic Artists & Designers in New York pull down an average of $48K annually. Female Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. For the most part, New York Graphic Artists & Designers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,300 - $74,833
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,493
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$11.95 - $45.62
(Median)
$12
$20
$46
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,300 - $74,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,059  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$31,276 - $80,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $60.51  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$31,276 - $80,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

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


New York Graphic Artists & Designers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $54K. For Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $79K.

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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%

Experienced
up arrow 40%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Illustration
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$49,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Macintosh
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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