The average salary for a Late-Career Graphic Designer with Design skills is $52,269.
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Job Description for Graphic Designer
Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and project…Read more
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 Adobe Acrobat, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign 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 $38,509 based on 139 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,423 based on 2,683 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,025 based on 1,430 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,713 based on 819 salaries.
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Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (24.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.1% less).
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