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Average Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$50,794
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$2,053
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $50,794.
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$51k
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$66k
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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
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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

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 $43,631 based on 5 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,060 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,818 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,282 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,868.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (7.2% more) and New York, New York (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.0% less), Denver, Colorado (8.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 226 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
52.7%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
4.4%