Average Graphic Designer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$46,917
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,974
Bonus
$1,444
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Portland, Oregon is $46,917.
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$64k
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$36k - $64k
Bonus
$489 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$491 - $2k
Total Pay
$32k - $65k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Design, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

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 $36,812 based on 6 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,726 based on 228 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,908 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,335 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,463.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.2% more) and New York, New York (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 425 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
53.6%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
11.8%
Late Career
4.9%