Average Early-Career Graphic Designer Salary in New York, New York

$50,435
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,009
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer in New York, New York is $50,435.
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$37k
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$50k
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$68k
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$37k - $68k
Bonus
$492 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $71k

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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 Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator 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 $42,474 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,024 based on 443 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,382 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,175.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (17.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (14.4% less) and Portland, Oregon (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 701 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Mid Career
63.2%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
5.0%