A Graphic Artist / Designer earns an average salary of $38,950 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Graphic Artist / Designer Total Pay (?
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$27,863 - $56,605
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MEDIAN: $38,950
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Graphic Artist / Designer Total Pay (?
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$10.06 - $25.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,863 - $56,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
Profit Sharing
$202.50 - $4,169  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,566  
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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$24,177 - $57,240  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,022
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $25.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.34  
Overtime
$14.53 - $34.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,566  
Profit Sharing
$202.50 - $4,169  
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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$24,177 - $57,240  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,022
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Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer
Graphic artists/designers are employed in many different industries in which the need for visually stimulating designs is necessary. They may work at advertising companies or may work in web design, entertainment, and many other fields. Graphic artists/designers are fortunate in that they are free to work with their own creativity and ingenuity in coming up with new ideas and producing visually appealing products.
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Graphic Artist / Designer Tasks
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and internet websites.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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Design
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National Average
$36,000
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 31%
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