$26,400
Avg. Salary
$11.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Graphic Design Intern is $11.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Graphic Design Intern is $26,400 per year.

$8.76
10%
$11.75
50%
$16.04
90%
MEDIAN $11.75
$17k
10%
$26k
50%
$51k
90%
MEDIAN $26,400
$16,635 - $51,000
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$26K
$51K
MEDIAN: $26,400
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$8.76 - $16.04
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$0$51K
Salary $16,635 - $51,000
Bonus $197
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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$18,247 - $34,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $8.76 - $16.04
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.10 - $32.78
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $197
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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$18,247 - $34,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

Job Description for Graphic Design Intern

Graphic design interns help organizations to design graphic communications for print or the internet, such as logos, posters, mail and newsletters, flyers, promotional items, social media graphics, and other marketing materials. They may also assist with conceptual and non-technical aspects, such as brainstorming design ideas and marketing strategies. The specific subject matter of design will depend on the company, as industries from art to business employ graphic designers and interns. Unlike a graphic designer or creative head of a department, graphic design interns often work in a volunteer or reduced-wage capacity with advancement opportunities at the internship's conclusion.

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Graphic Design Intern Tasks
  • Create and edit images, videos, font, and graphics for marketing use.
  • Review documents, brochures, presentations, websites and other items to identify areas for improvement.
  • Follow brand standards to produce high quality work.
  • Maintain and update websites and social media sites.

Common Career Paths for Graphic Design Intern


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Graphic Design Interns who transition into an Art Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $56K per year. Graphic Design Interns typically move into roles as Graphic Designers or Graphic Artists & Designers, and those positions pay $15K more and $11K more, respectively.

Graphic Design Intern Job Listings

Popular Skills for Graphic Design Intern


Graphic Design Interns only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design and Adobe InDesign. Most people familiar with Adobe Illustrator also know Adobe InDesign.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,459

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Graphic Design Interns, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Graphic Design Interns will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent) and Los Angeles (+13 percent).

Graphic Design Intern Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Graphic Design Intern?

Graphic Design Intern in Cincinnati:
"Work is more secretarial. Kinda boring, less design work than expected."
Pros: Low stress, some days are good.
Cons: I don't feel valued. Manager has to control everything.

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Key Stats for Graphic Design Intern

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Graphic Design Intern Salaries

▲19%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Design Intern Salaries

National Average
$24,000



Adobe InDesign
▼5%

Graphic Design
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
0%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%