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Average Graphic Artist / Designer Salary

$48,077
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,155
Bonus
$1,300
Commission
$1,700
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The average salary for a Graphic Artist / Designer is $48,077.
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$32k
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$48k
90%
$75k
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$32k - $75k
Bonus
$200 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$343 - $15k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$28k - $73k
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What Do Graphic Artist / Designers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Graphic Artist / Designer

3.7 out of 5
(463)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Graphic Artist / Designer

The top respondents for the job title Graphic Artist / Designer are from the companies Fastsigns, Inc, Universal Orlando and Universal Orlando. Reported salaries are highest at Fastsigns, Inc where the average pay is $37,500. Universal Orlando pays the lowest at around $37,468.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Artist / Designers?

Skills in Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designers?

An entry-level Graphic Artist / Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,202 based on 96 salaries. An early career Graphic Artist / Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,635 based on 979 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Artist / Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,816 based on 508 salaries. An experienced Graphic Artist / Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,950 based on 389 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,483.
Employees with Graphic Artist / Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (39.3% more) and New York, New York (21.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,188 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.4%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
9.9%