Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$35,630
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$1,600
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Design skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $35,630.
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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 Web Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,005 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,352 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,000.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 82.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (43.5% more) and New York, New York (40.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
41.2%
Late Career
29.4%