The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer is AU$52,978 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$39,675 - AU$71,739
AU$40K
AU$54K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$53,783
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50%
90%
AU$19.22 - AU$50.06
AU$19
AU$27
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$26.93
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$39,675 - AU$71,739
Bonus AU$304.10 - 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$39,923 - AU$81,401
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data AU$0AU$52
Hourly Rate AU$19.22 - AU$50.06
Hourly Tips AU$7.89
Overtime AU$34.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$304.10 - 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$39,923 - AU$81,401
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

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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 184 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 109 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 77 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$63,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,447

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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
66 %
Male
34 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%


Adobe InDesign
▼2%

Graphic Design
▼2%

Adobe Acrobat
▼2%

▼2%

Adobe After Effects
▼3%

Web Design
▼5%

Desktop Publishing
▼9%

Dreamweaver
▼10%

Flash
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%
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