Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Graphic Design Skills Hourly Pay

$14.67
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$1,005
Bonus
$500
Commission
$400
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Graphic Design skills is $14.67.
10%
$9.98
MEDIAN
$14.67
90%
$20.21
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$100 - $4,034
Profit Sharing
$2 - $15,893
Commission
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$23,265 - $48,748

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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 Illustration, Design 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 $15.91 based on 6,378 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.12 based on 3,417 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.53 based on 2,035 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (17.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12,601 survey responses.
Early Career
50.6%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
6.1%