Average Experienced Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary

$51,598
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,183
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,536
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Graphic Designer with Design skills is $51,598.
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$36k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$73k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Adobe Acrobat, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

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 $38,750 based on 125 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,953 based on 2,377 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,723 based on 1,287 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,876.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (33.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (26.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,114 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
57.8%
Mid Career
31.3%
Late Career
7.9%