The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Artist / Designer with Adobe InDesign skills in Australia is AU$51,959.
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AU$40k - AU$65k
AU$40k - AU$65k
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Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer
Graphic artists/designers are employed in many different industries in which the need for visually stimulating designs is necessary. They may work at advertising companies or may work in web design, entertainment, and many other fields. Graphic artists/designers are fortunate in that they are free to work with their own creativity and ingenuity in coming up with new ideas and producing visually appealing products. Graphic artists/designers work with a multitude of tools, including computer pr…Read more
Graphic Artist / Designer Tasks
- Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
- Use computer software to generate new images.
- Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and internet websites.
- Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
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Popular Skills for Graphic Artist / Designer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Illustration, Design, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer
A mid-career Graphic Artist / Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$53,654 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$57,860 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$67,967.
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Employees with Graphic Artist / Designer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (6.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% less).
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