A Junior Graphic Designer earns an average salary of $35,090 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Junior Graphic Designer Total Pay (?
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$25,954 - $46,772
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MEDIAN: $35,089
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Junior Graphic Designer Total Pay (?
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$9.97 - $21.52
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,954 - $46,772  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,450  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,973  
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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$24,058 - $47,775  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,331
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $21.52  
   
Overtime
$15.08 - $30.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,450  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $3,973  
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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$24,058 - $47,775  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,331
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Job Description for Junior Graphic Designer
A junior graphic design will contribute to and work with senior graphic designers to brainstorm ideas and bring these ideas to fruition. Work sometimes includes client meetings or presentations of advertising or marketing campaigns. Additionally, junior graphic designers can work for newspaper other types of publishers to create compelling, coherent text and design for print advertisements. Design possibilities range from brochures, flyers, and presentation boards to signage, billboards, and much more.
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Junior Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Design and develop product brand identity.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
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Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$34,000
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Junior Graphic Designer Reviews

What is it like working as a Junior Graphic Designer?
Junior Graphic Designer in New York:
"My Experience."
Pros: I like the fact that I have grown since I started.
Cons: It's creatively stifling. I am not able to be as creative as I want to be.
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Experience Affects Junior Graphic Designer Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Junior Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
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Illustration
up arrow 5%
Adobe Illustrator
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Adobe Photoshop
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Adobe InDesign
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National Average
$34,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 262 votes.
Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%
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