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Average Visual Designer Salary

$66,113
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,091
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Visual Designer is $66,113.
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$46k
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$66k
90%
$95k
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Job Satisfaction for Visual Designer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Visual Designer

The top respondents for the job title Visual Designer are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Impetus and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $85,528. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Velir, earning around $81,756 and $72,000, respectively. Rightpoint pays the lowest at around $61,331. Sounds True and Impetus also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,000 and $63,984, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Visual Designers?

Skills in User Interface Design, Web Design and User Experience (UX) Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Visual Designers?

An entry-level Visual Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,461 based on 23 salaries. An early career Visual Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,623 based on 594 salaries. A mid-career Visual Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,652 based on 367 salaries. An experienced Visual Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,656 based on 117 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,358.
Employees with Visual Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.9% more) and New York, New York (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (14.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.6% less) and Austin, Texas (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,123 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
52.9%
Mid Career
32.7%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
2.0%

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