Average Graphic Designer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$46,474
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,061
Bonus
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Denver, Colorado is $46,474.
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$35k
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$46k
90%
$61k
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$35k - $61k
Bonus
$685 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$32k - $64k

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

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 $39,240 based on 9 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,196 based on 193 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,497 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,143 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,056.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.3% more) and New York, New York (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 409 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
5.1%