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 $24 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $21 and $25. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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Pearson - Richmond , VA
Graphic Designer Description Company Summary: At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes itall possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life ...
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Software Techniques - Roanoke , VA
Create eye-catching graphics and engaging designs * Handle projects from start to finish * Create content for publishing on company websites * Develop and maintain image library files * Submit rough ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
EDJ Associates, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist We are a woman-owned management consulting and technical services firm based in Herndon, Virginia. Founded in 1999, we've established a solid track record of success ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
TI Verbatim Consulting - Fort Belvoir , VA
Graphic Designer II Position Type: Full-time Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA Work Hours: TI Verbatim Consulting's (TIVC) mission is to implement lasting workplace, staffing, and business support solutions ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Atlantic Heating & Cooling Service - Virginia Beach , VA
Graphic Designer Job Description: We are seeking a new Graphic Designer to join our team. You will be designing a wide variety of things across digital and offline media. To be successful in this ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Aetos Systems, Inc. - Arlington , VA
Graphic Designer We are currently looking for a Graphic Designer who will be responsible for supporting the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (OLPA). The ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
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