Graphic Design Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$48,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$48,000
Median 50%
$68,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fox Rothschild
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a graphic design specialist make?
The national average salary for a Graphic Design Specialist in the U.S. is $48,846 annually or $23.48 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $68,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $34,000 per year. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Graphic Design Specialist jobs are Washington, Montana, Idaho, Massachusetts, and New York. The typical tenure for a Graphic Design Specialist is 3.5 years.

Average Graphic Design Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Graphic Design Specialists make on average $48,846 annually or $23.48 hourly. The top city when it comes to Graphic Design Specialist salaries is San Francisco, CA at $68,533 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $38,000. Some of the states with the best Graphic Design Specialist salaries are Washington, Montana, Idaho, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, and Connecticut. Alabama, South Carolina, and Arkansas have the lowest Graphic Design Specialist salaries.

Map of Graphic Design Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Graphic Design Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Graphic Design Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Graphic Design Specialists are Technology companies and Professional companies. Companies like Fox Rothschild or Stifel Financial will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Lenovo and Siemens report highly competitive salaries for Graphic Design Specialists.

Average Graphic Design Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Graphic Design Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Construction companies, Finance companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Graphic Design Specialists. Construction companies pay their Graphic Design Specialists the highest wages, averaging $54,377 per year. Finance companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $51,975 and $49,257, respectively. The types of companies that pay Graphic Design Specialists the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $47,217.
Industry
Average Salary
Construction
Construction
$54,377
$54k
Finance
Finance
$51,975
$52k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$49,257
$49k
Media
Media
$48,551
$49k
Retail
Retail
$47,832
$48k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$47,517
$48k
Technology
Technology
$47,250
$47k
Professional
Professional
$47,217
$47k

Graphic Design Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Graphic Design Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Graphic Design Specialist can range from $31,117 to $68,828 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Graphic Design Specialist
03/06/2020
$43,530
Peralta Community College District
Graphic Design Specialist
02/22/2020
$56,796
Rutgers University
Graphic Design Specialist
02/11/2020
$52,175
Long Beach City College
Graphic Design Specialist
01/29/2020
$59,194
Graphic Design Specialist
01/16/2020
$54,000
Graphic Design Specialist
01/10/2020
$45,000
Graphic Design Specialist
12/10/2019
$50,000
Graphic Design Specialist
11/04/2019
$50,700
California State University San Marcos
Graphic Design Specialist
10/31/2019
$42,000
Graphic Design Specialist
10/23/2019
$73,045
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