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Graphic Designer
$40K-$50K / yr. (est.)
$41K
$45,550 / year
$50K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Graphic Designer

What does a Graphic Designer do?

In the role of Graphic Designer, we are responsible for developing graphical images and layouts as per the requirements of our customers. We have the ability to conduct in-depth researches of new designs and develop the latest brochures, magazines, or logos in accordance with them. Functioning as Graphic Designers, our primary responsibility is to create a design portfolio for ourselves to show to the companies. We have the ability to work collaboratively with the team members and prepare new designs in accordance with their ideas and corporation. We organize the designs and conduct in-depth research on them for preparing design reports. We are capable of preparing innovative designs with the help of the Adobe creative suite.

Core tasks:

  • creating graphical presentations
  • developing new designs
  • researching contextual creative trends in the market
  • translating the business requirements into designs
  • performing other graphic designing duties as assigned by the company

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Graphic Designer?
On average, people work 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Graphic Designer.
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Graphic DesignerHouston, TX - 6 months ago
🤷 doesn't matter how many years you've worked in other jobs, if you've got the skills, you've got the skills!
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Graphic DesignerPhiladelphia, PA - 6 months ago
oh please, everyone has to start somewhere. working in other jobs helps you grow and brings versatility to your designs 😎
How Long Do Graphic Designer Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Graphic Designers works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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NurseNew York City, NY - 6 months ago
Graphic designers may think they have a tough job, but try saving lives before bossing others around.
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Software DeveloperSeattle, WA - 6 months ago
No offense to graphic designers, but coding is where the real magic happens! 💻
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Graphic Designer Employees?
Frequent job changes in Graphic Designer, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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Junior Graphic DesignerChicago, IL - 6 months ago
😡 I don't get why employers penalize Junior Graphic Designers for job-hopping. It's often a necessity to gain diverse experience and find our niche. Judging us on this demotivates young talent!
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Art DirectorNew York City, NY - 6 months ago
As an Art Director, I believe that job stability allows for the long-term development of creative vision and artistic direction. Continuity and commitment are paramount for achieving impactful campaigns and cohesive brand visuals.

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Graphic Designer's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Graphic Designer typically studied at.
Fashion Institute of Technology
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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Graphic Designer Employees?
Gender ratio in Graphic Designer position: 0.521627751099522 Male and 0.478372248900478 Female. Age ratio in Graphic Designer position: 16-20: 20%, 21-30: 70%, 31-40: 7%, 41-50: 2%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Graphic Designer position is predominantly male (52.2%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 16-20 years old.
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Graphic DesignerPhiladelphia, PA - 6 months ago
Finally, a shoutout to the 16-20 age group! Don't underestimate our creativity and passion just because we're young. 🎨
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Graphic DesignerDallas, TX - 6 months ago
Can someone explain why women are still underrepresented in graphic design? It's about time we break those stereotypes! 🙅

Workplaces

What Industries Does Graphic Designer Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Graphic Designer: Professional / Scientific / Technical, Manufacturing, Retail, Information Technology, Arts / Entertainment / Recreation. Graphic Designer employees most likely come from a Professional / Scientific / Technical industry background.
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Graphic DesignerHouston, TX - 6 months ago
Graphic Designin' in H-town may not get as much recognition as other cities, but we got that southern charm and hustle. Y'all better recognize! 💪
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Graphic DesignerMiami, FL - 6 months ago
As a Graphic Designer in the 305, I'm all about that vibrant energy and Latin flare. It's a melting pot of creativity here, mi gente! 🔥

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Discussion about Graphic Designer

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Any degrees or certifications needed before applying for a Graphic Designer position?
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Graphic Designer17 days ago
I have taught Graphic Design courses at both Arizona State University and THe Art Institute of Phoenix.
How much experience do I need for Graphic Designer?
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8 weeks ago
As a freelancer or to join a company?
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6 weeks ago
You need artistic talent more than experience
Are the working conditions good if you work as a Graphic Designer?
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6 months ago
Yes I am good
How much salary can I ask for on the job interview, if I apply for a job as Graphic Designer?
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4 months ago
...I think it depends on the position, the organisation, the level of responsibility. For example, a designer developing a brand vs. a designer working within defined brand guidelines – both are graphic designer positions, but with very different responsibilities.
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4 months ago
And the state in which you work. Big cities will pay more than smaller towns. Midwest won’t offer you much the the coastal states pay more. (Generally)
Do you have a uniform if you work as a Graphic Designer?
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9 months ago
no
How is the gender diversity among people working as a Graphic Designer?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
50% are women in this profession.
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Creative Services Director18 days ago
That's close, but I think there are slightly more women. It's more like 52/48.
What is the typical age of people who work as a Graphic Designer?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
People working as a Graphic Designer are 25 old on average.
How much experience is typically required to work as a Graphic Designer?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
You need 4 years of experience to work as a Graphic Designer.
Which industries have a lot of people working in Graphic Designer roles?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Manufacturing is the most frequent for a Graphic Designer.
Is a degree needed to work as a Graphic Designer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
As a Graphic Designer you’ll probably need No higher education
Which company is likely to have openings for Graphic Designer positions?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Most people work for Freelance Graphic Design and Freelance Graphic Designer
How many years do people spend as a Graphic Designer in their career path?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
A Graphic Designer typically moves on after more than 5 years
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Steve Lundgren6 weeks ago
I think that is true in general. But I asked a veteran designer why he hadn't moved on. His reply was very insightful. He said that he wanted to do design work. He didn't want the headaches of being a manager, or a business owner.
How likely is it for people working as a Graphic Designer to switch companies still working as a Graphic Designer?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
It’s likely to work for multiple companies while holding the same title.
What occupations do people usually work in before becoming a Graphic Designer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
A Graphic Designer probably worked as Graphic Design Intern, Art Director or Designer before
What typical professions people working as a Graphic Designer switch to?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Consider the following: Art Director, Designer or Creative Director
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