The average hourly pay for a Graphic Artist with Adobe Photoshop skills in Los Angeles, California is $18.59.
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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. As graphic design is considered a young a…Read more
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Popular Skills for Graphic Artist
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Skills in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Illustration and Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist
An early career Graphic Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.90 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.50 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Graphic Artist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 101.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (47.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.9% less), Orlando, Florida (12.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (6.9% less).
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