Average Mid-Career Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary

$48,025
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,517
Bonus
$2,500
Commission
$1,526
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Graphic Designer with Design skills is $48,025.
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$67k
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Salary
$35k - $67k
Bonus
$299 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$817 - $3k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$31k - $67k

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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 Web Design, Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

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 $38,509 based on 139 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,423 based on 2,683 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,713 based on 819 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,269.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 59.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (24.3% more) and New York, New York (21.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,997 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
67.1%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
8.9%