Graphic Designer in Kansas City, Missouri Salary

A Graphic Designer in Kansas City, Missouri earns an average salary of $39,798 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Web Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,877 - $51,579
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,932
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$12.12 - $25.75
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.41
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,877 - $51,579  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$30,217 - $51,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $25.75  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$246.58 - $11,920  
   
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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$30,217 - $51,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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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 $39,000 based on 50 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 $41,000 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 $48,000 based on 8 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 $56,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

▲21%

▲5%

National Average
$39,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
▲13%



Adobe Photoshop
▲1%

HTML
▲1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

Illustration
▼0%

Product Photography
▼0%

National Average
$39,000


Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼4%

Design
▼5%

Adobe PDF
▼6%


Adobe Dreamweaver
▼17%

Dreamweaver
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 37%
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