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Graphic Artist / Designer Salary in New York

The average New York Graphic Artist & Designer can expect to rake in roughly $45K annually. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and a little less than half have dental insurance. Graphic Artists & Designers in New York, N.Y. survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Work is enjoyable for New York Graphic Artists & Designers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,181 - $66,865
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,063
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$11.69 - $51.81
(Median)
$12
$21
$52
MEDIAN: $20
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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
$34,181 - $66,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,177  
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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$30,812 - $81,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $51.81  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $97.87  
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,177  
   
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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$30,812 - $81,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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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. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $42K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $51K on average. Graphic Artists & Designers in New York bring in $68K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $81K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 76%

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$46,000


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

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Macintosh
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$46,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 32%