Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary

$37,404
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$976
Bonus
$1,620
Commission
$1,017
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills is $37,404.
10%
$29k
MEDIAN
$37k
90%
$49k
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Salary
$29k - $49k
Bonus
$102 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$11 - $5k
Commission
$1k - $2k
Total Pay
$24k - $47k

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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 Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, Design and Illustration are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $41,356 based on 9,502 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,730 based on 4,955 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,520 based on 2,653 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,225.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (6.9% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,140 survey responses.
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
5.7%