A Graphic Designer in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$52,344 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$39,541 - AU$70,753
AU$40K
AU$53K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$52,666
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.54 - AU$49.18
AU$19
AU$25
AU$49
MEDIAN: AU$25.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$75K
Salary AU$39,541 - AU$70,753
Bonus AU$507 - AU$8,054
Profit Sharing AU$1,750
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$39,513 - AU$75,743
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 743
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$18.54 - AU$49.18
Overtime AU$20.43 - AU$58.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$507 - AU$8,054
Profit Sharing AU$1,750
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$39,513 - AU$75,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and projects. Newspapers, advertising firms, technology-oriented companies, and other organizations commonly employ designers. Additionally, many graphic designers are self-employed, working as independent contractors on a per-project basis.

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Graphic Designer Tasks

  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

Graphic Designer Job Listings

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 AU$49,000 based on 658 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 AU$59,000 based on 315 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$66,000 based on 134 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 AU$76,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲44%

▲26%

▲13%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries



Branding
▼0%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000




Web Design
▼1%



▼3%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%