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Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Project Management Skills Salary

$42,587
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,485
Bonus
$1,495
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Project Management skills is $42,587.
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$57k
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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.

Career Paths

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Graphic Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator.

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 $37,201 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,648 based on 390 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,996 based on 252 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,472.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (9.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 817 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Mid Career
47.7%
Experienced
30.8%
Late Career
20.2%