An average Web Graphic Designer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $45K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and slightly more than half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32,530 - $67,236
$33K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,237
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50%
90%

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$11.71 - $29.70
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.18
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,530 - $67,236  
   
Bonus
$445.00 - $5,146  
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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$28,300 - $66,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $29.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.22 - $36.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$445.00 - $5,146  
   
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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$28,300 - $66,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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Job Description for Graphic Designer, Web

A web graphic designer is a multimedia web specialist who helps create and design websites for companies. These sites convey the company's overall message to the public. These designers must be able to communicate the company's philosophy and culture in words, sounds, applications, pictures, videos, colors, and other visual and audio methods. They are creative individuals who are knowledgeable in the latest multimedia software applications and products, as well as design techniques. Web graphic designers often either work for a company on a freelance basis or in their marketing department. Many are self-employed.

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Graphic Designer, Web Tasks

  • Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphics design software.
  • Interprets creative "look" of each promotion and builds, develops layouts of those materials assigned.
  • Ensure creative elements are inline with brand requirements.

Common Career Paths for Graphic Designer, Web


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Though it's uncommon, some Web Graphic Designers move into roles as Creative Directors, where pay is an average $83K per year. However, becoming a Web Designer or Web Designer & Developer is a more frequent transition for Web Graphic Designers.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer, Web


Survey results imply that Web Graphic Designers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets, Web Development, and Adobe Dreamweaver are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Wordpress and HTML. Those proficient in Adobe Illustrator are, more often than not, also skilled in Graphic Design and HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer, Web

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $41K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $47K on average. Web Graphic Designers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $67K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,124

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Web Graphic Designers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Web Graphic Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+28 percent), Boston (+27 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). Web Graphic Designers in Tampa earn salaries far below the national average by 28 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Madison (21 percent lower) and Indianapolis (11 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer, Web

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer, Web Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer, Web Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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