Graphic Designer, Web Salary

Web Graphic Designers in the United States take home approximately $47K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Web Graphic Designers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Web Graphic Designers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$33,682 - $69,921
$34K
$46K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,385
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$11.14 - $29.92
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MEDIAN: $18.10
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$0$69K
Salary $33,682 - $69,921
Bonus $399.24 - $5,879
Profit Sharing $1,517
Total Pay (?
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$29,621 - $69,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 346
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.14 - $29.92
Overtime $18.00 - $38.40
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $399.24 - $5,879
Profit Sharing $1,517
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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$29,621 - $69,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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Job Description for Graphic Designer, Web

A web graphic designer is a multimedia web specialist who helps create and design websites for companies. These sites convey the company's overall message to the public. These designers must be able to communicate the company's philosophy and culture in words, sounds, applications, pictures, videos, colors, and other visual and audio methods. They are creative individuals who are knowledgeable in the latest multimedia software applications and products, as well as design techniques. Web graphic designers often either work for a company on a freelance basis or in their marketing department. Many are self-employed.

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Graphic Designer, Web Tasks

  • Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphics design software.
  • Interprets creative "look" of each promotion and builds, develops layouts of those materials assigned.
  • Ensure creative elements are inline with brand requirements.

Common Career Paths for Graphic Designer, Web


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While not commonly seen, Web Graphic Designers who transition into a Creative Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Creative Directors is $83K per year. Given that the median pay is $42K, it may be surprising to find that a Web Designer is the most common role for Web Graphic Designers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Web Designer & Developer role — which pays $46K — is also typical for Web Graphic Designers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer, Web


Web Graphic Designers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in JavaScript, Web Development, Cascading Style Sheets, and Illustration are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Wordpress, HTML, and Graphic Design. Most people skilled in Adobe Illustrator are similarly competent in Graphic Design and HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer, Web

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer, Web has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer, Web with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 338 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer, Web with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer, Web which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 100 salaries. A Graphic Designer, Web with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,459

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Web Graphic Designers, 33 percent above the national average. Web Graphic Designers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+33 percent), Boston (+27 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), and Los Angeles (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 31 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Madison (20 percent less) and Indianapolis (14 percent less).

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Key Stats for Graphic Designer, Web

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer, Web Salaries

▲58%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer, Web Salaries

▲15%



▲1%

National Average
$44,000


Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

▼2%

▼3%


▼3%



▼5%

▼5%

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 27%
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