The average salary for a Graphic Designer in South Africa is R151,569.
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Job Description for Graphic Designer
Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and project…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Graphic Designer
The top respondents for the job title Graphic Designer are from the companies Media24, OLRAC and Minuteman Press. Reported salaries are highest at American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ) where the average pay is R276,340. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pam Golding Properties and Woolworths, earning around R273,863 and R234,933, respectively. Minuteman Press pays the lowest at around R92,903. OLRAC and Media24 also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R103,771 and R120,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer
Skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Corel Draw, Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator.
Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer
An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R105,343 based on 51 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R133,968 based on 1,144 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R172,242 based on 702 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R210,591 based on 385 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R239,662.
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