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What is the average salary for Graphic Designers in the United States?

Graphic Designers earn an average hourly wage of $24.36. Hourly wages typically start from $13.03 and go up to $38.74. Graphic Designers earn an average salary of $50,670 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,100 and go up to $80,570.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Graphic Designers in the United States earn:

$38.74 an hour $80,570 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Graphic Designers in the United States earn:

$29.68 an hour $61,740 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Graphic Designers in the United States earn:

$22.07 an hour $45,900 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Graphic Designers in the United States earn:

$16.64 an hour $34,600 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Graphic Designers in the United States earn:

$13.03 an hour $27,100 per year

Historical salary for Graphic Designers in the United States

Graphic Designer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Graphic Designer Salary in District of Columbia $35.01 $72,820 # 1
Graphic Designer Salary in New York $29.11 $60,560 # 2
Graphic Designer Salary in Connecticut $28.34 $58,940 # 3
Graphic Designer Salary in California $28.34 $58,940 # 4
Graphic Designer Salary in Maryland $28.09 $58,440 # 5
Graphic Designer Salary in New Jersey $26.94 $56,030 # 6
Graphic Designer Salary in Washington $26.46 $55,030 # 7
Graphic Designer Salary in Virginia $26.33 $54,770 # 8
Graphic Designer Salary in Massachusetts $26.28 $54,650 # 9
Graphic Designer Salary in Rhode Island $25.78 $53,630 # 10
Graphic Designer Salary in Georgia $24.70 $51,380 # 11
Graphic Designer Salary in Illinois $24.58 $51,120 # 12
Graphic Designer Salary in Minnesota $24.49 $50,940 # 13
Graphic Designer Salary in Delaware $24.41 $50,770 # 14
Graphic Designer Salary in Alaska $23.81 $49,530 # 15
Graphic Designer Salary in Colorado $23.40 $48,680 # 16
Graphic Designer Salary in Oregon $23.33 $48,520 # 17
Graphic Designer Salary in Pennsylvania $23.06 $47,970 # 18
Graphic Designer Salary in Michigan $23.05 $47,940 # 19
Graphic Designer Salary in Utah $22.76 $47,340 # 20
Graphic Designer Salary in Nevada $22.68 $47,180 # 21
Graphic Designer Salary in Vermont $22.50 $46,810 # 22
Graphic Designer Salary in Missouri $22.42 $46,630 # 23
Graphic Designer Salary in North Carolina $22.20 $46,180 # 24
Graphic Designer Salary in Ohio $22.16 $46,100 # 25
Graphic Designer Salary in Arizona $22.04 $45,850 # 26
Graphic Designer Salary in Wisconsin $22.02 $45,810 # 27
Graphic Designer Salary in Texas $21.89 $45,530 # 28
Graphic Designer Salary in New Hampshire $21.66 $45,050 # 29
Graphic Designer Salary in Kansas $21.40 $44,510 # 30
Graphic Designer Salary in Tennessee $21.39 $44,490 # 31
Graphic Designer Salary in Florida $21.37 $44,450 # 32
Graphic Designer Salary in Oklahoma $21.06 $43,810 # 33
Graphic Designer Salary in Idaho $20.86 $43,390 # 34
Graphic Designer Salary in Nebraska $20.68 $43,010 # 35
Graphic Designer Salary in New Mexico $20.33 $42,280 # 36
Graphic Designer Salary in West Virginia $20.20 $42,020 # 37
Graphic Designer Salary in Hawaii $20.05 $41,710 # 38
Graphic Designer Salary in Indiana $19.72 $41,010 # 39
Graphic Designer Salary in Montana $19.44 $40,440 # 40
Graphic Designer Salary in Kentucky $19.41 $40,380 # 41
Graphic Designer Salary in South Carolina $19.20 $39,940 # 42
Graphic Designer Salary in Iowa $18.99 $39,500 # 43
Graphic Designer Salary in Alabama $18.98 $39,470 # 44
Graphic Designer Salary in Louisiana $18.83 $39,170 # 45
Graphic Designer Salary in Arkansas $18.80 $39,100 # 46
Graphic Designer Salary in Maine $18.27 $38,000 # 47
Graphic Designer Salary in Wyoming $18.25 $37,960 # 48
Graphic Designer Salary in Mississippi $17.43 $36,250 # 49
Graphic Designer Salary in North Dakota $17.01 $35,370 # 50
Graphic Designer Salary in South Dakota $16.89 $35,140 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics