Lead Graphic Designer

Lead Graphic Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$64,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$64,000
Median 50%
$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ESPN
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a lead graphic designer make?
As a Lead Graphic Designer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $64,268 per year or $30.9 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $104,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $39,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Graphic Designers are in Health Care companies and Hospitality companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Lead Graphic Designer salaries are Washington, Oregon, District of Columbia, New York, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Lead Graphic Designer is 3.1 years.
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Average Lead Graphic Designer Salary By Company

Lead Graphic Designer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Lead Graphic Designers are in Health Care companies and Hospitality companies. Companies like ESPN or Marsh & McLennan Companies will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Method and Compass Group USA also pay high salaries to their Lead Graphic Designers.

Average Lead Graphic Designer Salary By Location

As a Lead Graphic Designer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $64,268 per year or $30.9 per hour. The city with the highest Lead Graphic Designer salary is Seattle, WA at $88,429 per year. Even an entry-level Lead Graphic Designer makes $52,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Washington, Oregon, District of Columbia, New York, and Massachusetts are the states with the highest payscale for Lead Graphic Designers. Kansas, North Dakota, and Mississippi have the lowest Lead Graphic Designer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$88,429
2
San Francisco, CA
$87,027
3
Washington, DC
$80,421
4
New York, NY
$77,987
5
Urban Honolulu, HI
$72,049

Average Lead Graphic Designer Pay By Industry

Wages for Lead Graphic Designers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Finance companies, Media companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Lead Graphic Designers. Finance companies pay their Lead Graphic Designers the highest wages, averaging $70,862 per year. Media companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $68,043 and $66,163, respectively. The average salary for Lead Graphic Designers in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $61,495.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$70,862
2
Media
$68,043
3
Technology
$66,163
4
Health Care
$63,514
5
Retail
$63,276

Recently Added Lead Graphic Designer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Ashlar Group
Lead Graphic Designer
01/21/2020
$123,655
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$60,000
Social Chain USA Inc.
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$60,000