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 $25 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $26. 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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Creative Information Technology, Inc - Falls Church , VA
Title Graphics Designer Client State of LA Location New Orleans, LA Resumes Due 18th August 2021 Rate Up to $49/hr Duration ~250hrs/year Description/Role The mission of the Louisiana State Board of ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
TECHEAD - Richmond , VA
TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position - Graphic Designer / Richmond VA . If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Red Spark Strategy - Arlington , VA
Graphic Designer Red Spark Strategy is hiring a Graphic Designer to expand our creative team. This position will work directly with our strategy team to provide our clients with innovative and ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Logical Media Group - Richmond , VA
Digital Marketing Graphic Designer Who you are: Logical Media Group delivers powerful digital marketing solutions to opportunity-focused organizations to help them achieve high-performance goals. By ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Trilogy Innovations - Stafford , VA
Senior Graphic Designer About the project... Team Trilogy currently is seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to support our federal customer located in Quantico, VA. This is an exciting new opportunity ...
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TECHEAD - Alexandria , VA
As a Graphic Designer, you will develop the design strategy and create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography, and visual impact, all while meeting the client's business ...
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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 $22 to $26 with the average hourly pay of $25. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $23 to $28 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $26.

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