The average salary for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer in Portland, Oregon is $36,812.
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Job Description for Graphic Designer
Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and project…Read more
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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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer
An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,723 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,584 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,184 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,463.
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Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (14.7% less).
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