GRAPHIC DESIGNER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Graphic Designer GROSS SALARY
US$ 47,788
Average net salary for Graphic Designer NET SALARY
US$ 36,730
The most typical salary for Graphic Designer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 43,537
  Updated: 10 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 67

Graphic Designer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Graphic Designer in United States is US$ 47,788.

Average take home earning is US$ 36,730 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 43,537 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 100,000
10 % US$ 84,000
34 % US$ 53,916
64 % US$ 43,537
90 % US$ 33,392
100 % US$ 23,107
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
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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  SALARY BY LEVEL   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 33,392
17
25K US$ 23,107
07

  SALARY BY GENDER   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 57,635 19
Women US$ 49,893 21
N/A US$ 39,222 27

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 53,200 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 48,756 52
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.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 40,215 13
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%.


  SALARY BY AGE   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 69,010 01
57-62 US$ 59,160 01
51-56 US$ 34,000 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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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 48,591 61
Contract US$ 26,000 01
Self Employed US$ 56,000 03
Part Time US$ 21,875 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   GRAPHIC DESIGNER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Baltimore Graphic Designer in Baltimore US$ 70,000 02
2. New York City Graphic Designer in New York City US$ 68,900 04
3. Minneapolis Graphic Designer in Minneapolis US$ 68,217 04
4. San Francisco Graphic Designer in San Francisco US$ 60,800 04
5. Los Angeles Graphic Designer in Los Angeles US$ 55,632 05
6. Dallas Graphic Designer in Dallas US$ 48,000 02
7. Chicago Graphic Designer in Chicago US$ 46,000 03
8. Fort Lauderdale Graphic Designer in Fort Lauderdale US$ 44,000 03
9. Plano Graphic Designer in Plano US$ 42,500 02
10. Denver Graphic Designer in Denver US$ 36,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    GRAPHIC DESIGNER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Graphic Designer in Australia US$ 49,421 AU$ 54,531 16
2. United States United States US$ 47,788 US$ 47,788 67
3. Canada Canada Graphic Designer in Canada US$ 45,893 CA$ 48,850 10
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Graphic Designer in United Kingdom US$ 44,216 GBP 28,444 09
5. China China Graphic Designer in China US$ 20,327 CNY 130,966 07
6. India India Graphic Designer in India US$ 7,970 INR 494,142 21

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(7/7)  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


(6/7)  GRAPHIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and layout graphics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 34,000


(5/7)  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


(4/7)  CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

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


(3/7)  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


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(2/7)  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


(1/7)  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


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