The average salary for a Layout Artist is $41,723 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Layout Artist Total Pay (?
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$21,663 - $80,559
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34K
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52K
81K
MEDIAN: $41,722
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Layout Artist Total Pay (?
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$9.77 - $35.35
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$21,663 - $80,559  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$20,791 - $79,847  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$7.66 - $68.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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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$20,791 - $79,847  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Layout Artist
Layout artists deal with the visual aspect of publications. They make decisions about how to arrange images and text to create a look that will appeal to a publication's audience. The types of publications layout artists work with might include articles, posters, newspapers or ad copy.
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Layout Artist Tasks
  • Implement layouts across platforms and sources.
  • Work with team members to update, retouch, alter, and edit layouts.
  • Execute drafts and final layouts according to pitches and specifications.
  • Participate in status meetings and communicate needs.
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Experience Affects Layout Artist Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 22%
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