Graphic Artist

Graphic Artist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$46,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a graphic artist make?
The national average salary for a Graphic Artist in the United States is $46,320 per year or $22.27 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $71,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Graphic Artists are in Media companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Graphic Artist salaries include California, New York, Alaska, Massachusetts, and District of Columbia. The typical tenure for a Graphic Artist is 4.4 years.

Average Graphic Artist Salary By Company

Graphic Artists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Media companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Graphic Artists are Science Applications International ... and Technicolor. If you can find a job at a company like Advantage Solutions or Bloomberg, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Graphic Artists.

Average Graphic Artist Salary By Location

Graphic Artists in the US makes an average salary of $46,320 per year or $22.27 per hour. San Jose, CA reports the highest Graphic Artist salaries at $74,168 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $43,000. California, New York, Alaska, Massachusetts, and District of Columbia are the highest paying states. Kentucky, Wyoming, Arkansas, South Dakota, and West Virginia have the lowest reported salaries for Graphic Artists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$74,168
2
New York, NY
$64,703
3
Boston, MA
$62,870
4
Las Vegas, NV
$62,514
5
Washington, DC
$62,027

Average Graphic Artist Pay By Industry

Wages for Graphic Artists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Media companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Graphic Artists well. Salaries for Graphic Artists in Technology companies average $48,793 annually, while Media companies and Hospitality companies pay $48,384 and $46,796, respectively. The types of companies that pay Graphic Artists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $43,681.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$48,793
2
Media
$48,384
3
Hospitality
$46,796
4
Manufacturing
$46,332
5
Retail
$43,681

Recently Added Graphic Artist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Graphic Artist
01/30/2020
$31,305
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Graphic Artist
12/26/2019
$31,305
12/21/2019
$27,527
Arch Telecom
Graphic Artist
12/20/2019
$40,000
Arch Telecom
Graphic Artist
11/29/2019
$40,000
Thrivas
Graphic Artist
11/16/2019
$55,000
The New School
Graphic Artist
11/12/2019
$31,305
County of Fairfax
Graphic Artist
10/28/2019
$57,376
10/26/2019
$43,031
The County of Los Angeles
Graphic Artist
10/17/2019
$50,376
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