The average salary for a Senior Graphic Designer with Design skills in Australia is AU$69,695.
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Job Description for Senior Graphic Designer
Teams that create drawings, backgrounds, lettering, or other original graphics for commercial purposes work in graphic design. A senior graphic designer is often the leader of such teams, and he or she may have one or more junior graphic designers and other support personnel working with him or her. The senior graphic designer typically will be the member of the team who receives the various jobs to be performed and works out the parameters, requirements, and scope of the design. While the desig…Read more
Senior Graphic Designer Tasks
- Design or create artwork to meet specific marketing or promotional needs.
- May lead team of lower level graphic designers.
- May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects but is often created by computer technology.
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Popular Skills for Senior Graphic Designer
Skills in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Branding, Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer
An early career Senior Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$62,232 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Senior Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,029 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Senior Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,121 based on 118 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$74,369.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Graphic Designer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (27.0% less), Adelaide, South Australia (18.2% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.4% less).
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