Average Early-Career Production Designer with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

$43,893
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$2,555
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Production Designer with Adobe InDesign skills is $43,893.
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MEDIAN $43,893
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Salary
$35k - $59k
Bonus
$306 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$32k - $63k

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Job Description for Production Designer

Production Designer Tasks
  • Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
  • Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
  • Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
  • Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.

Career Paths

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Production Designer
Graphic Designer
Senior Graphic Designer
Web Designer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Designer

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design, Project Management and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer

An entry-level Production Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,414 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,412 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Production Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,471 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,931.
Employees with Production Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (9.3% more) and New York, New York (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Owings Mills, Maryland (17.3% less), Seattle, Washington (8.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 119 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Mid Career
45.4%
Experienced
31.9%
Late Career
14.3%