The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $39,532 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$26,264 - $58,521
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,531
10%
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90%

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$12.60 - $19.40
(Median)
$13
$16
$19
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,264 - $58,521  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$26,524 - $54,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $19.40  
   
Overtime
$26.33  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$26,524 - $54,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 10%


National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Web Design
up arrow 7%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 6%

Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%


Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%

Product Photography
up arrow 11%

Illustration
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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