Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Lead Graphic Designer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021



$51,218 / yrTotal Pay
$48,464 / yrBase Pay
$2,754 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Lead Graphic Designer is $51,218 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $48,464 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 $2,754 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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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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Lead Graphic Designer

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Lead Visual Designer

United States of America

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Lead Graphic Designer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Lead Graphic Designer is $48,464 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Lead Graphic Designer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 456 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Graphic Designer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Graphic Designer in United States is $72,633 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Graphic Designer in United States is $32,337 per year.

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

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