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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Graphic Designers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,010
25th Percentile Wage
$31,170
50th Percentile Wage
$38,810
75th Percentile Wage
$50,750
90th Percentile Wage
$64,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.03
25th Percentile Wage
$14.98
50th Percentile Wage
$18.66
75th Percentile Wage
$24.40
90th Percentile Wage
$31.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.22. The median hourly salary is $18.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.03.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,8102.37%1.86%
201537,8903.59%-
201436,5300.03%-
201336,520-4.30%-
201238,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Alabama ranges from $24,950 to $57,950. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $57,950. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Auburn-Opelika (mean annual salary $45,600). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$57,950
Auburn-Opelika
$45,600
Birmingham-Hoover
$40,400
Decatur
$36,330
Dothan
$36,320
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$36,290
Mobile
$36,090
Montgomery
$35,260
Tuscaloosa
$34,390
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,750
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,680
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,950


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