Average Early-Career Graphic Designer Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$35,995
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$1,600
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $35,995.
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$27k
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$36k
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$47k
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

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 $31,410 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,505 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,789 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,534.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 76.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (42.9% more) and New York, New York (42.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 117 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.7%
Mid Career
43.6%
Experienced
26.5%
Late Career
10.3%