The average pay for a Graphic Designer in Columbus, Ohio is $40,465 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$31,311 - $55,640
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MEDIAN: $40,464
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,311 - $55,640  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $3,064  
Total Pay (?
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$27,435 - $54,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $20.30  
   
Overtime
$23.91  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$204.26 - $3,064  
   
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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$27,435 - $54,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

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

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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 8%

Product Photography
up arrow 6%

Illustration
up arrow 5%

Flash
up arrow 3%

Design
0%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$39,000

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 1%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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