Graphic Designer Salary in the US

$46,977
per year
per month
$3,910
per month
per year

Graphic Designer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is $46,977 per year ($3,910 per month), which is $6,513 (-12%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A Graphic Designer can expect an average starting salary of $31,517. The highest salaries can exceed $104,300.
$31,517
Low
$46,977
Average salary
$104,300
High
$2,630
Low
$3,910
Average salary
$8,690
High

Graphic Designer Salary Range

Low
$31,517
Average salary
$46,977
Senior
$58,244
High
$104,300
Low
$2,630
Average salary
$3,910
Senior
$4,850
High
$8,690
Among Graphic Designers in the US, Jr Graphic Designers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Sr Graphic Designers and Freelance Graphic Designers enjoy the highest earnings.

Graphic Designer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Graphic Designer$58K/year
+23% 
Freelance Graphic Designer$55K/year
+18% 
Web Graphic Designer$48K/year
+3% 
Computer Graphic Designer$43K/year
 -9%
Junior Graphic Designer$35K/year
 -25%

Graphic Designer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Graphic Designer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $35,000 per year. A mid career Graphic Designer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $46,000, while a Senior Graphic Designer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $58,000. Graphic Designers with more than 20 years of experience earn $70,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Graphic Designer

Late Career▲ +49%
Senior▲ +23%
Average Salary$46,977/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -25%

Gender Breakdown

Female
56%
Male
44%

Graphic Designer - Jobs by Location

Graphic Designer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Graphic Designer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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