Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Graphic Designer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$47,530 / yrTotal Pay
$45,275 / yrBase Pay
$2,255 / yrAdditional Pay

$47,530

 / yr
$32K$71K
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The estimated total pay for a Graphic Designer is $47,530 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $45,275 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 $2,255 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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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Assistant Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $40,766, Associate Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $45,117, Freelance Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $44,004, Graphic Design Intern Salaries with median pay of $40,109.

Top Paying Companies

For a Graphic Designer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Graphic Designer in United States. Employers include Mozilla, NVIDIA and Meta.

1
Mozilla
Mozilla
$113,484/yr
3
Meta
$93,680/yr
9
Yahoo
$85,324/yr
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What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

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.

A Graphic designer salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Graphic designer in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $33,486 to $60,381 per year, based on 854 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Graphic designer in US can make a salary range of $49,209 to $145,891 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 6 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Graphic designer gets the highest compensation are Sprinklr, Warner Media, LLC and SMA, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 65.9% less than smaller companies for a Graphic designer.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Visual Designer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26,500

/yr

$25K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$116

/hr

$16 | $100

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Creative Designer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$24,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Graphic Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Graphic Designer is $45,275 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Graphic Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 42783 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graphic Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Graphic Designer in United States is $67,342 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graphic Designer in United States is $30,439 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Graphic Designer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Graphic Designer.