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Graphic Designer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts is $45,938 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in QuarkXPress is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,420 - $62,687
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$63K
MEDIAN: $45,938
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$14.94 - $40.02
(Median)
$15
$20
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,420 - $62,687  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
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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$31,464 - $66,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $40.02  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $63.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
   
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).
)
$31,464 - $66,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 20%


National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 15%

Design
up arrow 9%

Illustration
up arrow 8%

Web Development
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$46,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Flash
up arrow 2%

Web Design
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 31%