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
$27,720
25th Percentile Wage
$35,370
50th Percentile Wage
$47,680
75th Percentile Wage
$64,930
90th Percentile Wage
$87,080

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 $87,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $27,720.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,680
3.25% 11.79%
2016
$46,130
2.02% -
2015
$45,200
2.63% -
2014
$44,010
2.82% -
2013
$42,770
1.66% -
2012
$42,060
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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 $37,220). 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
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$61,380
Software Publishers
$59,350
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$59,330
Telecommunications
$59,290
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$57,110
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$57,110
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$55,870
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$55,820
Other Information Services
$55,590
Other Information Services
$55,590
Sound Recording Industries
$55,400
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$54,230
Television Broadcasting
$53,830
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$52,760
Other Telecommunications
$52,560
Radio Broadcasting
$49,080
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$43,810
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$42,180
Newspaper Publishers
$37,220

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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