Graphic Designer (United States) Salary

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66
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 47,997
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 36,863
  UPDATED: 10 Aug 2019   Difference gross vs. net: 23%

Salary for Graphic Designer in United States

Average salary for Graphic Designer in United States is US$ 47,997. All data are based on our survey (66 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is US$ 36,863. The most typical salary is US$ 43,537.

Earning percentages

Percentage Earn this or more
6 % US$ 100,000
11 % US$ 84,000
35 % US$ 53,916
65 % US$ 43,537
89 % US$ 33,354
100 % US$ 23,107

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Los Angeles US$ 55,632 05
New York City US$ 68,900 04
Minneapolis US$ 68,217 04
San Francisco US$ 60,800 04
Chicago US$ 46,000 03
Fort Lauderdale US$ 44,000 03
Philadelphia US$ 34,333 03
Baltimore US$ 70,000 02

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(66/66) FOREMAN


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Foreman for a Laser Etcher Engraver, for monumental's, etc..."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(65/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Creating social graphics, and printable graphics, trade show booth design, and promotional products, brand awareness."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(64/66) CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 10 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Art direction photography graphic design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(63/66) MARKETING GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2018

      

Some College, 2-4 years: "Do design work to advertise and market my specific company including all social media bases."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,600

(62/66) MOBILE APP DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Oct 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Create front end designs for a mobile app."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

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(61/66) COLOR SEPARATIONS


 Posted: 24 Jul 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Prepare finished graphics to print with offset press process."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 64,000

(60/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Nov 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Design for brands and digital products."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(59/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 11 Nov 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Senior Design and Brand Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 66,500

(58/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Self Employed Graphic Designer for 10 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 82,000

(57/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 May 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Branding and Web, html and css."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 57,000

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(56/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Work in advertsing big clients."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(55/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(54/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(53/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 08 May 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,000

(52/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2015

      

Some College education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(51/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 17 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 47,000

(50/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2015

   

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000

(49/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 08 Oct 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(48/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 01 Apr 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

(47/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 22 Feb 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 51,000

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(46/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 31 Jan 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(45/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2013

   

Some College education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 23,750

(44/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 66,000

(43/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 01 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 58,000

(42/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 23 Sep 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(41/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 09 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000

(40/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 23 Jun 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000

(39/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 32,000

(38/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2013

      

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 51,000

(37/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,750

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(36/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 10 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000

(35/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 03 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 69,010

(34/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 34,870

(33/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 13 Apr 2012

   

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,000

(32/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Apr 2012

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 59,160

(31/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2012

   

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(30/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 22 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,000

(29/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 21 Mar 2012

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(28/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 13 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,200

(27/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 31,000

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(26/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,000

(25/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(24/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

(23/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 09 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(22/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 08 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000

(21/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 05 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

(20/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 03 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(19/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(18/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(17/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 22 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,000

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(16/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 21 Sep 2011

      

Some College education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(15/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(14/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 21,000

(13/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(12/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 33,000

(11/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 22,000

(10/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Aug 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 33,000

(9/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 24 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000

(8/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 15 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 36,000

(7/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 15 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

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(6/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(5/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(4/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 49,000

(3/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(2/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000

(1/66) GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 10 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
125K US$ 125,000
01
105K US$ 100,000
03
85K US$ 84,000
03
65K US$ 64,251
06
55K US$ 53,916
10
45K US$ 43,537
20
35K US$ 33,354
16
25K US$ 23,107
07
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  SALARY BY GENDER   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 57,635 19
Female US$ 50,688 20
N/A US$ 39,222 27
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  SALARY BY EDUCATION   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 53,200 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,045 51
Some College US$ 40,051 10

Graphic Designer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 53,200. While Graphic Designer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 40,051. This is 32.83% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.

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  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 56,723 03
16-20 Years US$ 62,666 06
12-16 Years US$ 67,000 07
8-12 Years US$ 54,187 08
4-8 Years US$ 45,965 11
2-4 Years US$ 40,733 12
1-2 Years US$ 34,300 10
0-1 Year US$ 42,416 09

Graphic Designer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 67,000 compared to US$ 34,300 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 95.34%.

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  SALARY BY AGE   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 69,010 01
57-62 US$ 59,160 01
45-50 US$ 72,500 02
39-44 US$ 78,600 05
33-38 US$ 53,510 07
27-32 US$ 50,450 10
22-26 US$ 43,633 12
16-21 US$ 40,000 01
N/A US$ 39,222 27
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 48,834 60
Contract US$ 26,000 01
Self Employed US$ 56,000 03
Part Time US$ 21,875 02

  SALARY BY CITY   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Baltimore Graphic Designer US$ 70,000 02
2. New York City Graphic Designer US$ 68,900 04
3. Minneapolis Graphic Designer US$ 68,217 04
4. San Francisco Graphic Designer US$ 60,800 04
5. Los Angeles Graphic Designer US$ 55,632 05
6. Dallas Graphic Designer US$ 48,000 02
7. Chicago Graphic Designer US$ 46,000 03
8. Fort Lauderdale Graphic Designer US$ 44,000 03
9. Plano Graphic Designer US$ 42,500 02
10. Denver Graphic Designer US$ 36,000 02
11. Boston Graphic Designer US$ 34,500 02
12. Philadelphia Graphic Designer US$ 34,333 03
13. Salt Lake City Graphic Designer US$ 32,500 02
14. Sacramento Graphic Designer US$ 26,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    GRAPHIC DESIGNER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia Graphic Designer US$ 49,421 AU$ 54,531 16
2. United States United States US$ 47,997 US$ 47,997 66
3. Canada Canada Graphic Designer US$ 45,893 CA$ 48,850 10
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Graphic Designer US$ 44,216 GBP 28,444 09
5. China China Graphic Designer US$ 20,327 CNY 130,966 07
6. India India Graphic Designer US$ 8,080 INR 499,277 18

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