Average Graphic Designer Salary in Columbus, Ohio

$43,426
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$1,008
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Columbus, Ohio is $43,426.
10%
$31k
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$43k
90%
$58k
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$31k - $58k
Bonus
$198 - $4k
Total Pay
$27k - $55k

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

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 $35,325 based on 8 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,167 based on 156 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,612 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,129 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,496.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 48.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.0% more) and New York, New York (19.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 266 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
58.6%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
5.3%