The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer is AU$52,309 per year. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$39,045 - AU$71,629
AU$39K
AU$53K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$52,607
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50%
90%
AU$19.16 - AU$50.40
AU$19
AU$26
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$26.18
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AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$39,045 - AU$71,629
Bonus AU$304 - AU$6,904
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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AU$39,334 - AU$81,458
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 306
Hourly Data AU$0AU$64
Hourly Rate AU$19.16 - AU$50.40
Hourly Tips AU$7.89
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$64.11
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$304 - AU$6,904
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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AU$39,334 - AU$81,458
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 151

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Graphic Artist / Designer


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Popular Skills for Graphic Artist / Designer

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Artist / Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Artist / Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 256 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Artist / Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 157 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 110 salaries. A Graphic Artist / Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,393

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

Graphic Artist / Designer Reviews

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

Graphic Artist / Designer in Sydney:
"Working as a In-house Designer."
Pros: The freedom to be creative, have new different briefs across multiple fields of illustration and design and being able to draw and make work that will be published and distributed across the world.
Cons: Administrative tasks such as spreadsheets, setting files up for print, essentially the 'finished art' side. The lack of communication and reliability of the Creative director which causes my work to suffer and I have to continuously make up for his errors and mistakes.

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Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲22%

▲12%

▲3%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries


▲7%

▲2%


Adobe Illustrator
▼0%


Adobe InDesign
▼0%

Graphic Design
▼0%

Illustration
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000

Adobe After Effects
▼1%

▼3%


▼8%

▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%