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Multimedia Designer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$52,000
$38,000
$52,000
$71,000
Multimedia designers in the United States make an average salary of $52,891 per year or $25.43 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $38,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $71,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Montana, New York, Massachusetts, Washington, and Idaho provide the highest multimedia designer salaries.
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Map of Multimedia Designer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Multimedia Designers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Multimedia Designer Salary By Location

While a multimedia designer can average a salary of $52,891 per year, or $25.43 per hour, there are many opportunities for multimedia designers to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $67,516 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Washington, DC and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $38,000. The highest paying states for multimedia designers include Montana, New York and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Louisiana offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$67,516
$68k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$62,131
$62k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$61,955
$62k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$61,795
$62k
Bellevue, WA
Bellevue, WA
$61,414
$61k
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
$57,723
$58k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$54,934
$55k
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$54,740
$55k
Skokie, IL
Skokie, IL
$52,568
$53k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$51,540
$52k

High Paying Multimedia Designer Jobs

Average Multimedia Designer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a multimedia designer, being employed by a company such as American Specialty Health or Mitchell International would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Ernst & Young and Under Armour also report highly competitive salaries for multimedia designers.

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Multimedia Designer Salary History

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    Average Multimedia Designer Pay By Industry

    The salary for a multimedia designer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for multimedia designers tend to be found in technology, retail, and media companies. In fact, multimedia designers can make a yearly salary of $57,065 while working for technology companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $57,065
    $57k
    Retail
    Retail
    $54,969
    $55k
    Media
    Media
    $52,298
    $52k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $52,207
    $52k
    Professional
    Professional
    $48,552
    $49k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $47,660
    $48k

    Multimedia Designer Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a multimedia designer 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 Multimedia Designer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Webmaster and Multimedia Designer
    Webmaster and Multimedia Designer
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $71,333
    $71,333
    10/22/2020
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Flemington, NJ
    Flemington, NJ
    05/27/2020
    05/27/2020
    $62,610
    $62,610
    05/27/2020
    Lead Multimedia Designer
    Lead Multimedia Designer
    Malvern, PA
    Malvern, PA
    02/26/2020
    02/26/2020
    $104,350
    $104,350
    02/26/2020
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Malvern, PA
    Malvern, PA
    01/30/2020
    01/30/2020
    $104,350
    $104,350
    01/30/2020
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    12/27/2019
    12/27/2019
    $50,000
    $50,000
    12/27/2019
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Eden, NY
    Eden, NY
    12/11/2019
    12/11/2019
    $50,000
    $50,000
    12/11/2019
    Vantage West Credit Union
    Vantage West Credit Union
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Tucson, AZ
    Tucson, AZ
    11/27/2019
    11/27/2019
    $46,250
    $46,250
    11/27/2019
    Piper Companies
    Piper Companies
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Durham, NC
    Durham, NC
    10/31/2019
    10/31/2019
    $75,000
    $75,000
    10/31/2019
    University of Michigan
    University of Michigan
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    10/18/2019
    10/18/2019
    $64,350
    $64,350
    10/18/2019
    University of Michigan
    University of Michigan
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Multimedia Designer
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Arbor, MI
    09/22/2019
    09/22/2019
    $39,653
    $39,653
    09/22/2019