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Average Graphic Artist Hourly Pay

$16.64
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$822
Bonus
$3,650
Commission
$1,050
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Graphic Artist is $16.64.
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$11.77
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$16.64
90%
$24.85
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$155 - $4,925
Profit Sharing
$292 - $9,123
Commission
$0 - $3,650
Total Pay
$25,806 - $62,155
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What Do Graphic Artists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Graphic Artist

3.6 out of 5
(246)
Highly Satisfied
29Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Graphic Artist

The top respondents for the job title Graphic Artist are from the companies Whole Foods Market, Inc., BH Media Group and Gannett Co Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Whole Foods Market, Inc. where the average pay is $19.00. BH Media Group pays the lowest at around $12.51.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Artists?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artists?

An entry-level Graphic Artist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.45 based on 30 salaries. An early career Graphic Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.52 based on 367 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.24 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.95 based on 253 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Graphic Artist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 110.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (44.2% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (19.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,090 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
33.7%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
17.6%