Average Graphic Designer Salary in South Africa

R151,569
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R9,898
Bonus
R3,000
Commission
R20,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer in South Africa is R151,569.
10%
R77k
MEDIAN
R152k
90%
R292k
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Salary
R77k - R292k
Bonus
R1k - R25k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R20k
Commission
R0 - R3k
Total Pay
R76k - R499k

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Job Description for Graphic Designer

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.
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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,359 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
48.5%
Mid Career
29.8%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
3.3%

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