$38,127
Avg. Salary
$14.11
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,012

Bonus

$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Graphic Artist with Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) skills is $14.11 per hour.

The average pay for a Graphic Artist with Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) skills is $38,127 per year.

$10.69
10%
$14.11
50%
$18.68
90%
MEDIAN $14.11
$22k
10%
$38k
50%
$50k
90%
MEDIAN $38,127
$22,488 - $50,367
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MEDIAN: $38,127
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$10.69 - $18.68
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$0$50K
Salary $22,488 - $50,367
Bonus $255 - $3,717
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$22,783 - $47,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.69 - $18.68
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $14.00 - $27.19
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $255 - $3,717
Profit Sharing $1,200
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).
)
$22,783 - $47,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

Job Description for Graphic Artist

A graphic artist designs visual presentations of a wide variety, including advertisements, brochures, screen-printed tees, logos, signs, product illustrations, websites and more. A graphic artist works alone or with a group of illustrators, photographers and writers to meet the design demands of clients from all fields. The artist determines the size and arrangement of visual elements to facilitate communication between the client and a target audience.

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Graphic Artist 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.

Graphic Artist Job Listings

Graphic Artist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Graphic Artist in Olympia:
"Use both sides of your brain."
Be original but be aware of trends.

Graphic Artist in Arlington:
"ART in all forms is something that I am naturally superior."
Get prepared to learn new software tips tricks effects drawing techniques for the rest of your career.

Graphic Artist in Newtown:
"Continue to Learn."
Stay current with design trends and software. Take on projects and push to be project leader. Plan your growth income path with management or you will stay right where you are at.

Graphic Artist in Tampa:
"Bonus."
The bonus will always be half of what they tell you.

Graphic Artist in Birmingham:
"Stay up to date on software used in this industry."
Stay up to date on software used in this industry.

Graphic Artist in Oswego:
"Don't be under valued."
Network as much as possible to see what the pay ranges are for particular lines of work. Don't let yourself be under valued.

Graphic Artist in Manhattan:
"Graphics."
Pros: Freely designing for catalogs and having the ability to take projects into my own hands.
Cons: The pay and the communication between supervisors and employees as well as other departments that affect our job.

Key Stats for Graphic Artist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 31%