Average Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills is $43,650.
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$32k - $61k
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$29k - $61k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Graphic Designer

The top respondents for the job title Graphic Designer are from the companies Fastsigns, Inc, Minuteman Press and Signarama. Reported salaries are highest at Gannett Co Inc where the average pay is $49,910. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Signarama and Self-Employed, earning around $45,000 and $40,000, respectively. Minuteman Press pays the lowest at around $31,250. Fastsigns, Inc and YMCA also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $32,000 and $38,200, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Design and Web Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,209 based on 529 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,224 based on 9,704 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,604 based on 5,068 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,533 based on 2,718 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,294.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.2% more) and New York, New York (17.0% more).

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