Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Graphic Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$88,854 / yrTotal Pay
$50,017 / yrBase Pay
$38,836 / yrAdditional Pay

$88,854

 / yr
$39K$506K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Graphic Designer is $88,854 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $50,017 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $38,836 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$88,854 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Graphic Designer?

Some related job titles are Assistant Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $83,955, Associate Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $83,981, Freelance Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $80,137, Graphic Design Intern Salaries with median pay of $66,591.

What are total pay estimates for a Graphic Designer at different companies?

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Freelancer
4.2
Graphic Designer

437 salaries

68 open jobs

$4,698

 / mo
Apple
4.2
Graphic Designer

294 salaries

16,842 open jobs

$75,643

 / yr
FastSigns
3.4
Graphic Designer

156 salaries

89 open jobs

$4,178

 / mo

$57,261

 / yr
Freelance
4.3
Graphic Designer

104 salaries

$4,700

 / mo
Minuteman Press International
3.5
Graphic Designer

91 salaries

102 open jobs

$4,255

 / mo
Gannett
3.1
Graphic Designer

84 salaries

1,647 open jobs

$4,421

 / mo

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Google
4.5
Graphic Designer

77 salaries

6,192 open jobs

$80,723

 / yr
Self Opportunity
4.3
Graphic Designer

69 salaries

$53,736

 / yr
Creative Circle
4.0
Graphic Designer

66 salaries

97 open jobs

$4,698

 / mo
AlphaGraphics
3.5
Graphic Designer

59 salaries

115 open jobs

$4,227

 / mo
CBRE
4.0
Graphic Designer

55 salaries

6,079 open jobs

$58,787

 / yr
Amazon
3.8
Graphic Designer

55 salaries

101,266 open jobs

$5,092

 / mo
The UPS Store
3.5
Graphic Designer

54 salaries

82 open jobs

$3,961

 / mo
Walt Disney Company
4.0
Graphic Designer

54 salaries

1,792 open jobs

$58,795

 / yr
Signarama
3.5
Graphic Designer

53 salaries

76 open jobs

$4,190

 / mo
Big Frog Custom Tshirts & More
3.4
Graphic Designer

50 salaries

2 open jobs

$4,199

 / mo
Robert Half
3.9
Graphic Designer

50 salaries

18,434 open jobs

$4,861

 / mo
Enchante Accessories
3.6
Graphic Designer

44 salaries

3 open jobs

$55,352

 / yr
Pentagram Design
3.1
Graphic Designer

41 salaries

1 open jobs

$59,817

 / yr
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Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

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Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$16

/hr

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4-6 years
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Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$62,500

/yr

$62K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
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Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$63,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$55

/hr

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7-9 years
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Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

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4-6 years
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Graphic Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Graphic Designer is $50,017 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Graphic Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24585 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graphic Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Graphic Designer in United States is $70,562 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graphic Designer in United States is $35,454 per year.

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