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Average Graphic Designer with Illustration Skills Salary in New York, New York

$53,913
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,013
Bonus
$2,750
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Illustration skills in New York, New York is $53,913.
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$38k
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$54k
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$69k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, 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 $41,657 based on 5 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,631 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,110 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,245 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,500.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (20.0% less), Dallas, Texas (17.9% less) and Portland, Oregon (17.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
34.0%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
3.3%