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Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$40,085
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer in Atlanta, Georgia is $40,085.
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$32k
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$40k
90%
$48k
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Design and develop product brand identity.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.

Career Paths

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Graphic Designer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,300 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,157 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,897 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,911.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (21.6% less), Dallas, Texas (7.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 381 survey responses.
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
32.0%
Experienced
15.0%
Late Career
5.5%