An Entry-Level Graphic Designer in Columbia, South Carolina earns an average salary of $38,975 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe InDesign and Graphic Design.

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$25,977 - $42,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$13.11  
   
Overtime
$28.22  
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$25,977 - $42,692  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
5.3%

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Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 21%

Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

National Average
$32,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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