Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salary

Those pursuing careers as Advertising Product Designers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $42K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by close to two-fifths. Women make up the majority of Advertising Product Designers (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,492 - $64,564
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MEDIAN: $44,304
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$0$66K
Salary $29,492 - $64,564
Bonus $255.32 - $8,060
Profit Sharing $9,826
Total Pay (?
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$21,747 - $66,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $30.99
Overtime $17.11 - $46.98
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $255.32 - $8,060
Profit Sharing $9,826
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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$21,747 - $66,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

  • Design packaging and delivery mechanisms for products, reviewing samples to ensure specifications are met.
  • Propose and execute storyboards, prototypes, and final products with a team of engineers, marketers, and producers.
  • Create high quality products and prototypes that fit with brand and consumer modeling.
  • Conduct and interpret market research.

Common Career Paths for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising


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Advertising Product Designers often transition into Senior Graphic Designer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Graphic Designers earn $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising


Advertising Product Designers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Adobe After Effects, HTML, Macintosh, and Adobe Photoshop are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office, and Design. Most people familiar with Adobe Illustrator also know Graphic Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

Pay by Experience for a Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising has a positive trend. An entry-level Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 31 salaries. A Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,660

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Advertising Product Designers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 74 percent above the national average. Advertising Product Designers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+3 percent).

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Key Stats for Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries

▲57%

▲28%

▲3%

National Average
$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Product Designer, Graphic Arts / Advertising Salaries

Adobe After Effects
▲7%

HTML
▲2%

National Average
$38,000

▼2%



▼6%



▼14%

▼14%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 41%
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