Average Senior Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary in Australia

AU$69,695
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$2,035
Bonus
AU$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Graphic Designer with Design skills in Australia is AU$69,695.
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AU$52k
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AU$70k
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AU$88k
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MEDIAN AU$69,695
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Salary
AU$52k - AU$88k
Bonus
AU$485 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$1k
Total Pay
AU$54k - AU$95k

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Job Description for Senior Graphic Designer

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
Creative Director
Art Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 256 survey responses.
Early Career
6.3%
Mid Career
30.1%
Experienced
46.1%
Late Career
17.6%

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