Graphic Designers Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Graphic Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,370
25th Percentile Wage
$33,860
50th Percentile Wage
$46,130
75th Percentile Wage
$63,280
90th Percentile Wage
$86,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in the industry sector of information. 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 $86,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $26,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,1302.02%8.82%
201545,2002.63%-
201444,0102.82%-
201342,7701.66%-
201242,060--

Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of graphic designers in 20 industries in the information 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 wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry with an annual salary $67,280. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $36,980). For detailed graphic designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$67,280
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$61,460
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,380
Telecommunications
$60,860
Software Publishers
$57,240
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$56,460
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$56,420
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$56,420
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$56,050
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$53,170
Other Information Services
$52,860
Other Information Services
$52,860
Other Telecommunications
$52,560
Television Broadcasting
$51,510
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$51,440
Radio Broadcasting
$51,180
Sound Recording Industries
$49,590
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$42,160
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$41,020
Newspaper Publishers
$36,980

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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