Graphic Designer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia is $50,306 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$35,548 - $62,619
(Median)
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57K
63K
MEDIAN: $50,306
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Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $48.43
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,548 - $62,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$33,221 - $67,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $48.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,830  
   
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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$33,221 - $67,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Graphic Designer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$50,000

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

Project Management
up arrow 10%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 5%
National Average
$50,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%
Graphic Design
up arrow 2%
Web Design
up arrow 3%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 6%
Illustration
up arrow 7%
Design
up arrow 8%
HTML
up arrow 15%
QuarkXPress
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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