Graphic Designer in Grand Rapids, Michigan Salary

A Graphic Designer in Grand Rapids, Michigan earns an average salary of $39,139 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe Acrobat, Project Management, Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), Web Design, and Design. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,647 - $57,611
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MEDIAN: $39,139
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$12.80 - $19.49
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$29,647 - $57,611  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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$27,182 - $49,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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$12.80 - $19.49  
   
Overtime
$26.00  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$27,182 - $49,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Grand Rapids, Michigan

Kent County, Michigan
195,099
Male:
95,669 (49.0%)
Female:
99,430 (51.0%)
Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48 km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County, Michigan. A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies, and is nicknamed Furniture City. Its more common modern nickname of River City refers to the landmark river for which it was named. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others. Grand Rapids is the hometown of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is buried with...
Grand Rapids:
$41,857
Michigan:
$51,084
$830
Grand Rapids:
$122,000
Michigan:
$137,500
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 21 salaries. A Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲25%

Late-Career
▲17%

▲12%

National Average
$36,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Project Management
▲14%

Adobe Acrobat
▲14%

Web Design
▲12%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▲12%

Design
▲11%


Adobe PDF
▲1%

Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
$36,000



Illustration
▼16%

Product Photography
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 42%