Graphic Designer Salary in the United States

How much does a Graphic Designer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Graphic Designer in the United States is $23 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $21 and $24. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Graphic Designer?

A Graphic Designer is a professional within the graphic design and graphic arts industry who assembles together images, typography, or motion graphics to create a piece of design. A Graphic Designer creates the graphics primarily for published, printed or electronic media, such as brochures (sometimes) and advertising. They are also sometimes responsible for typesetting, illustration, user interfaces, and web design. A core responsibility of the designer's job is to present information in a way that is both accessible and memorable....

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Graphic Designer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Graphic Designer ranges from $21 to $24 with the average hourly pay of $23. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $22 to $26 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $24.

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Job Openings for Graphic Designer
Luv n Care - Monroe , LA
The Marketing Graphics Designer will develop marketing materials in both digital and print. Projects encompass marketing campaigns, catalogs, and a wide range of other promotional materials for both ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Tulsa Ballet -
The Graphic Designer & Marketing Associate will collaborate with the Marketing team for both digital and traditional campaigns. Required Education and Experience Must possess a degree in design ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
AMS Staffing Inc. -
Please send resume in Word format if you are interested in the Graphic Designer opening located in Newport Beach, CA, 92660. Salary for this role is going to be in the $85K plus bonus and solid ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Jack Doheny Companies -
This position is for a Full-Time Graphic Designer position. Qualifying individual should be an organized, detailed oriented, independent individual with the ability to multitask and thrive in a fast ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Galois, Inc. -
Galois, Inc is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our growing team. Job Type: 3 Month contract that could lead to Full-time What are we looking to see from you? • 1-2 years of Design Experience ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers and Architects -
We are looking for a Graphic designer, the ideal candidate should possess an aesthetic sense, imagination, creativity and attention to detail and be passionate about designing. Responsibilities : 1
LinkedIn - 4 days ago