The average salary for a Graphic Designer is R123,336 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Autodesk 3ds Max is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R69,511 - R264,547
R70K
R130K
R260K
MEDIAN: R131,269
10%
50%
90%
R36.24 - R437.81
R36
R240
R440
MEDIAN: R241.41
10%
50%
90%
R0R310K
Salary R69,511 - R264,547
Bonus R982 - R20,426
Profit Sharing R1,500
Commission R7,122
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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R70,152 - R310,782
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,029
Hourly Data R0R437
Hourly Rate R36.24 - R437.81
Hourly Tips R33.33
Overtime R19.39 - R412.17
Annual Data R0R310K
Bonus R982 - R20,426
Commission R7,122
Profit Sharing R1,500
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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R70,152 - R310,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R115,000 based on 632 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R156,000 based on 352 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R216,000 based on 153 salaries. A Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R301,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R139,343

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

Graphic Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graphic Designer?

Graphic Designer in Cape Town:
"Graphic Design Summary."
Pros: Its a small start up company that has lots of promise to grow and become a successful company that corners the markets in mobile applications.
Cons: Its a small start up company and the room for growth and promotion is slim to none. You have to endure little pay and hard work for many years until the company takes off in the right direction. There is no promotion and furthering ones skills set. Its the same work over and over and you don't get exposed to knew projects.

Graphic Designer in Melrose:
"It is interesting."
Pros: Creating graphics that impresses our consultants and clients.
Cons: Deadlines and pressure in completing tasks.

Graphic Designer in Cape Town:
"I love my job."
Pros: I have the Freedom to be creative.
Cons: The traffic on my way to work every morning.

Graphic Designer in Cape Town:
"Love it but you you need to work hard to get to the top."
Pros: Creativeness, different challenges.
Cons: Stress, each person has there own opinion about design.

Graphic Designer in Cape Town:
Pros: The experience and atmostphere.
Cons: The salary.

Graphic Designer in Cape Town:
Pros: The office environment is generally very pleasant, and you have the opportunity to learn directly from superiors.
Cons: Very little space to climb a corporate ladder. Often working overtime with no extra pay. Otten creativity is hampered by client input.

Graphic Designer in Pretoria:
Pros: I love working in a team, I flourish when I have people to bounce ideas off. I feel a person grow the best with someone who can help you grow. I like work flexibility, as well as variety of different work types, especially in the Design environment. I like managing people around me as well as getting managed in the bigger picture as a holistic unit in a corporate culture.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲116%

▲55%

▲12%

National Average
R139,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Autodesk 3ds Max
▲9%

▲2%



National Average
R139,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%


Adobe Acrobat
▼3%


▼6%

Graphic Design
▼7%



Flash
▼13%

▼14%

▼16%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 80%
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