Graphic Designer in St. Louis, Missouri Salary

How much does a Graphic Designer make in St. Louis, MO? The average salary for a Graphic Designer in St. Louis is $39,889 annually. This is 7% less than the national average for a Graphic Designer which is $42,815 annually. Salaries for a Graphic Designer in St. Louis range from $31,285 per year to $54,631 annually. Total Annual Pay, which includes salary, bonus, profit sharing, and overtime for a Graphic Designer in St. Louis ranges from $29,739 to $51,234 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. Women make up 73% of the Graphic Designer workforce in St. Louis among those reporting. Many report receiving medical and dental benefits from their employer.

$31,285 - $54,631
$31K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,889
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$11.84 - $21.73
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.24
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$0$54K
Salary $31,285 - $54,631
Bonus $150 - $3,500
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$29,739 - $51,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $21.73
Overtime $17.82 - $40.69
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $150 - $3,500
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$29,739 - $51,234
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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 St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

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 $36,000 based on 67 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 $41,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 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 $53,000 based on 11 salaries.

Graphic Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in St. Louis?

Graphic Designer in St. Louis:
"Great City."
Pros: The cost of living is inexpensive and there are quite a number of ammenities.
Cons: There is a high crime rate. Yes.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲41%

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
$38,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

HTML
▲26%

▲16%

Product Photography
▲10%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▲9%

▲9%

▲6%





Adobe After Effects
▲1%


National Average
$38,000

Adobe PDF
▼2%

QuarkXPress
▼2%

Project Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%