Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in New York

For New York Graphic Artists & Designers, annual average wages total $45K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. is high. Women make up the majority of Graphic Artists & Designers in New York (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,273 - $66,397
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,055
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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
$34,273 - $66,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,158  
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: 20 Jun 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 - $5,158  
   
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: 20 Jun 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Graphic Artists & Designers in New York. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $52K. New York Graphic Artists & Designers see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $81K on average.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 78%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

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 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$46,000

Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

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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