$45,643
Avg. Salary
$16.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,200

Bonus

$2,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Layout Artist is $16.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Layout Artist is $45,643 per year.

$13.99
10%
$16.80
50%
$30.86
90%
MEDIAN $16.80
$27k
10%
$46k
50%
$68k
90%
MEDIAN $45,643
$26,689 - $67,600
$27K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,643
10%
50%
90%

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$13.99 - $30.86
$14
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MEDIAN: $16.80
10%
50%
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$0$68K
Salary $26,689 - $67,600
Bonus $350 - $3,000
Profit Sharing $2,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,071 - $68,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $13.99 - $30.86
Overtime $21.62 - $56.55
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $350 - $3,000
Profit Sharing $2,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,071 - $68,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Layout Artist

A layout artist is a graphic design artist who pays attention to how images and text are displayed, such as in a magazine or catalog or on a website. Some layout artists are focused in the animation industry, where animation software is used to lay out scenes and stories. Strong aesthetic skills are needed, in order to produce artwork that is attractive to a general audience.

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Layout Artist Tasks
  • Execute drafts and final layouts according to pitches and specifications.
  • Participate in status meetings and communicate needs.
  • Implement layouts across platforms and sources.
  • Work with team members to update, retouch, alter, and edit layouts.

Common Career Paths for Layout Artist


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Many Layout Artists transition into upper-level roles like Graphic Artist & Designer. However, Graphic Artists & Designers do report a slightly lower median income of $36K per year.

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Popular Skills for Layout Artist


Layout Artists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Adobe InDesign as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Adobe InDesign also tend to know Adobe Illustrator.

Pay by Experience Level for Layout Artist

Pay by Experience for a Layout Artist has a positive trend. An entry-level Layout Artist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Layout Artist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Layout Artist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 12 salaries. A Layout Artist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Layout Artist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

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Experience Affects Layout Artist Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

Late-Career
▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Layout Artist Salaries

National Average
$39,000


Adobe Illustrator
▼15%

Adobe InDesign
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%