Graphic Designer in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

A Graphic Designer in Raleigh, North Carolina earns an average salary of $39,765 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. A skill in Adobe Acrobat is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,464 - $51,168
$33K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,460
10%
50%
90%

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$14.15 - $23.50
$17
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$0$54K
Salary $33,464 - $51,168
Bonus $650
Profit Sharing $2,400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,436 - $54,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $17.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $650
Profit Sharing $2,400
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,436 - $54,846
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and projects. Newspapers, advertising firms, technology-oriented companies, and other organizations commonly employ designers. Additionally, many graphic designers are self-employed, working as independent contractors on a per-project basis.

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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.

About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

Graphic Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 6 salaries. A Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$41,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
▲8%

Illustration
▲4%

▲1%

HTML
▲1%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Project Management
▼2%


Adobe PDF
▼5%

Dreamweaver
▼5%



Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼6%


Product Photography
▼9%

Design
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 19%