Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Advertising Product Designers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $41K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Work is enjoyable for Advertising Product Designers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and roughly two in five have dental insurance. The majority of Advertising Product Designers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,912 - $63,616
(Median)
$28K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,404
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$10.90 - $21.95
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,912 - $63,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$25,351 - $60,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.90 - $21.95  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $32.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$25,351 - $60,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Job Description for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

  • 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.
  • Create high quality products and prototypes that fit with brand and consumer modeling.
  • Conduct and interpret market research.

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 $53K per year.

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Popular Skills for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Adobe After Effects, Illustration, Macintosh, and Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 12 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Adobe Acrobat, Desktop Publishing, 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.


For Advertising Product Designers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $37K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,180

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

For Advertising Product Designers, New York provides a pay rate that is 60 percent greater than the national average. Advertising Product Designers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+3 percent) and Atlanta (+1 percent).

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Experience Affects Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 12%

Illustration
up arrow 9%

Macintosh
up arrow 8%

up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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