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Graphic Design Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$43,000
$31,000
$43,000
$59,000
Graphic design assistants in the United States make an average salary of $43,561 per year or $20.94 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $59,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Maryland, Montana, Washington, and Delaware provide the highest graphic design assistant salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Reston, VA
$51,227
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Map of Graphic Design Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Graphic Design Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Graphic Design Assistant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, Maryland and Montana, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for graphic design assistants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Carolina, Alabama, and Louisiana.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$58,323
$58k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$54,757
$55k
Reston, VA
Reston, VA
$51,227
$51k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$46,621
$47k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$45,753
$46k
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$43,199
$43k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$43,164
$43k
Menomonee Falls, WI
Menomonee Falls, WI
$41,847
$42k
Muncie, IN
Muncie, IN
$40,600
$41k
Greeley, CO
Greeley, CO
$39,888
$40k

High Paying Graphic Design Assistant Jobs

Average Graphic Design Assistant Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Facebook and Electronic Arts as they offer the highest salaries for graphic design assistants.

Company
Average Salary
$71,663
$72k
$54,224
$54k
$50,712
$51k
$50,078
$50k
$49,336
$49k

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Graphic Design Assistant Salary History

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    Graphic Design Assistant Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a graphic design assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Graphic Design Assistant Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    West Texas A&M University
    West Texas A&M University
    Graphic Designer I/Administrative Assistant
    Graphic Designer I/Administrative Assistant
    Graphic Designer I/Administrative Assistant
    Canyon, TX
    Canyon, TX
    10/19/2020
    10/19/2020
    $35,568
    $35,568
    10/19/2020
    Designer Assistant
    Designer Assistant
    Hartsdale, NY
    Hartsdale, NY
    10/05/2020
    10/05/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/05/2020
    Graphic Designer-Student Assistant
    Graphic Designer-Student Assistant
    Fairbanks, AK
    Fairbanks, AK
    10/03/2020
    10/03/2020
    $21,914
    $21,914
    10/03/2020
    Temporary Design Assistant
    Temporary Design Assistant
    Melbourne, FL
    Melbourne, FL
    09/17/2020
    09/17/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    09/17/2020
    Design Assistant
    Design Assistant
    Culver City, CA
    Culver City, CA
    05/12/2020
    05/12/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    05/12/2020
    Design Assistant
    Design Assistant
    Berryville, VA
    Berryville, VA
    03/12/2020
    03/12/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    03/12/2020
    Design Assistant
    Design Assistant
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    02/29/2020
    02/29/2020
    $52,175
    $52,175
    02/29/2020
    Design Assistant
    Design Assistant
    Beaverton, OR
    Beaverton, OR
    02/15/2020
    02/15/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    02/15/2020
    Chapman University
    Chapman University
    Ay1920 Spring Graphic Design Assistant
    Ay1920 Spring Graphic Design Assistant
    Ay1920 Spring Graphic Design Assistant
    Orange, CA
    Orange, CA
    02/11/2020
    02/11/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    02/11/2020
    Aims Community College
    Aims Community College
    Work Study-Graphic Design Dept. Lab Assistant
    Work Study-Graphic Design Dept. Lab Assistant
    Work Study-Graphic Design Dept. Lab Assistant
    Greeley, CO
    Greeley, CO
    02/10/2020
    02/10/2020
    $34,895
    $34,895
    02/10/2020