Graphic Designer, Web Salary

Median pay for Web Graphic Designers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $47K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Web Graphic Designers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,139 - $69,188
$34K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,539
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$11.68 - $30.23
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MEDIAN: $18.51
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$0$69K
Salary $34,139 - $69,188
Bonus $393.53 - $6,787
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$29,829 - $68,640
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 344
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.68 - $30.23
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $18.16 - $37.64
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $393.53 - $6,787
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$29,829 - $68,640
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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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.

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While Web Graphic Designers do not often become Creative Directors, the job pays $83K per year on average. The most common promotion for Web Graphic Designers is a Web Designer position, which usually brings in $42K a year. Another standard transition for Web Graphic Designers seeking advancement is to assume a Web Designer & Developer role, where pay is often $46K.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer, Web


Web Graphic Designers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in JavaScript, Web Development, Cascading Style Sheets, and Illustration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Wordpress, HTML, and Graphic Design. It is often found that people who know Adobe Illustrator are also skilled in Graphic Design and HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer, Web

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer, Web has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer, Web with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 338 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer, Web with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer, Web which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 100 salaries. A Graphic Designer, Web with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,610

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, 33 percent above the national average. Web Graphic Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+32 percent), Boston (+26 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). Web Graphic Designers in Tampa earn salaries far below the national average by 31 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Madison (21 percent less) and Indianapolis (14 percent less).

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer, Web

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer, Web Salaries

▲57%

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$45,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer, Web Salaries

▲15%



▲1%

National Average
$45,000


Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

▼2%

▼3%

▼3%




▼5%

▼6%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 27%
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