Graphic Designer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts is $45,260 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are QuarkXPress and Design.
Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$31,264 - $62,821
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,259
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Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$14.49 - $40.55
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,264 - $62,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
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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$31,126 - $67,157  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$24.63 - $47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$31,126 - $67,157  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 30%
Design
up arrow 12%
Illustration
up arrow 8%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%
Adobe InDesign
0%
Adobe Acrobat
0%
Web Development
0%
National Average
$45,000
HTML
up arrow 1%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Graphic Design
up arrow 2%
Web Design
up arrow 2%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 10%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%
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