Graphic Designer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average pay for a Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia is $49,351 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$35,450 - $65,717
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,350
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50%
90%

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$12.67 - $47.64
(Median)
$13
$21
$48
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,450 - $65,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
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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$33,451 - $69,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $47.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
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).
)
$33,451 - $69,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Web Development
up arrow 8%

Adobe InDesign
0%

Web Design
0%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 3%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%

Illustration
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 19%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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