Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salary

Advertising Product Designers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Although a little less than one-half lack health benefits of any kind, just over a half do enjoy medical insurance, and close to a third get dental coverage, too. Female Advertising Product Designers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. Most Advertising Product Designers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,789 - $60,991
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$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,233
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$10.27 - $25.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,789 - $60,991  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,000  
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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$24,216 - $61,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$17.05 - $31.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$250.00 - $6,000  
   
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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$24,216 - $61,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

  • Create high quality products and prototypes that fit with brand and consumer modeling.
  • Conduct and interpret market research.
  • Design packaging and delivery mechanisms for products, reviewing samples to ensure specifications are met.
  • Propose and execute storyboards, prototypes, and final products with a team of engineers, marketers, and producers.

Common Career Paths for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising


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Advertising Product Designers who move on to become Senior Graphic Designers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Graphic Designers get paid an average of $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising


Advertising Product Designers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Adobe After Effects, Macintosh, HTML, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Desktop Publishing, Design, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Adobe Illustrator also know Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

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


Advertising Product Designers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $34K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $39K. On average, Advertising Product Designers make $48K following one to two decades on the job. Advertising Product Designers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $58K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,514

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Advertising Product Designers, 78 percent higher than the national average. Advertising Product Designers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+5 percent).

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Key Stats for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries

▲59%

▲31%

▲8%

National Average
$37,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries

Adobe After Effects
▲10%

Macintosh
▲6%

HTML
▲5%

National Average
$37,000




▼3%




▼10%

Desktop Publishing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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