The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer is £23,429 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£17,198 - £33,507
£17K
£23K
£34K
MEDIAN: £23,437
10%
50%
90%
£7.42 - £30.91
£7
£11
£31
MEDIAN: £11.30
10%
50%
90%
£0£41K
Salary £17,198 - £33,507
Bonus £192 - £6,893
Profit Sharing £650
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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£16,816 - £41,921
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 327
Hourly Data £0£59
Hourly Rate £7.42 - £30.91
Overtime £1.34 - £59.60
Annual Data £0£41K
Bonus £192 - £6,893
Profit Sharing £650
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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£16,816 - £41,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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 ₤21,000 based on 153 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 ₤27,000 based on 78 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 ₤27,000 based on 55 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 ₤31,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £23,674

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 London:
"Best job ever."
Pros: Motion design helps you create anything you can jag one and let everything run wild, or make lots of money by creating slick ads. It's the perfect balance of creativity and hardwork.
Cons: Nearly kills myself learning new software and keeping up with the ever growing industry, but also why I love it. Some times it's frustrating when a client ruins a design, but a small price to pay.

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Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲33%

▲15%

▲13%

National Average
₤24,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲9%

Flash
▲5%

▲5%

Adobe After Effects
▲5%




National Average
₤24,000


Dreamweaver
▼4%

Adobe Acrobat
▼6%

Desktop Publishing
▼10%

QuarkXPress
▼11%

Macintosh
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 69%