Graphic Designers Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of graphic designers in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare graphic designers salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Graphic Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,660
25th Percentile Wage
$33,230
50th Percentile Wage
$42,520
75th Percentile Wage
$56,670
90th Percentile Wage
$71,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) graphic designers is $71,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $26,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,520
1.32% 9.52%
2016
$41,960
-0.19% -
2015
$42,040
2.93% -
2014
$40,810
3.85% -
2013
$39,240
1.96% -
2012
$38,470
- -

Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of graphic designers in 35 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for graphic designers occupations is the health and personal care stores industry with an annual salary $57,140. The lowest paying industry is the book stores and news dealers industry (annual salary $29,640). For detailed graphic designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Health and Personal Care Stores
$57,140
Health and Personal Care Stores
$57,140
Furniture Stores
$48,520
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$46,700
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$46,700
Direct Selling Establishments
$46,630
Nonstore Retailers
$45,780
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$45,730
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$45,140
Food and Beverage Stores
$43,600
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$43,330
Food and Beverage Stores
$43,230
Grocery Stores
$43,140
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$43,070
Home Furnishings Stores
$42,680
Automobile Dealers
$42,480
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$42,230
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$41,520
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$40,940
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$40,930
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$39,460
Clothing Stores
$39,420
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$39,380
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$38,580
Specialty Food Stores
$38,530
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$38,270
General Merchandise Stores
$38,010
Shoe Stores
$37,680
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$36,920
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$35,650
Sporting Goods Stores
$35,570
Other General Merchandise Stores
$34,630
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$34,270
Used Merchandise Stores
$33,450
Book Stores and News Dealers
$29,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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