Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Branding Skills Salary

$46,463
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,031
Bonus
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Branding skills is $46,463.
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$46k
90%
$65k
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$35k - $65k
Bonus
$294 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$491 - $1k
Total Pay
$29k - $65k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Design, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,262 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,657 based on 327 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,984 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,955.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 508 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Mid Career
64.4%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
7.3%