Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Photoshop Skills Hourly Pay

$14.66
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$975
Bonus
$1,000
Commission
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Photoshop skills is $14.66.
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$10.11
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$14.66
90%
$20.12
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$107 - $3,469
Profit Sharing
$11 - $16,107
Commission
$491 - $1,965
Total Pay
$23,851 - $47,080

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Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.94 based on 9,449 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 5,083 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.57 based on 3,019 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.8% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (16.5% less), San Antonio, Texas (14.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,733 survey responses.
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
6.3%