A Graphic Designer in Raleigh, North Carolina earns an average salary of $40,124 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Illustration, and Adobe Acrobat.

$30,242 - $52,761
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$53K
MEDIAN: $40,123
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$11.15 - $24.66
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,242 - $52,761  
   
Bonus
$1,350  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
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$29,816 - $53,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$29,816 - $53,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

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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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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 25%

Illustration
up arrow 15%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 12%

Web Design
up arrow 6%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 6%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 4%

Product Photography
up arrow 4%


Design
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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