Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary

$38,509
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,000
Bonus
$1,250
Commission
$2,850
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Design skills is $38,509.
10%
$29k
MEDIAN
$39k
90%
$50k
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Salary
$29k - $50k
Bonus
$99 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$24k - $49k

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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 Illustration, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,423 based on 2,686 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,025 based on 1,433 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,564 based on 819 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,269.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,295 survey responses.
Early Career
50.7%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
15.5%
Late Career
6.7%