Graphic Designers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of graphic designers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare graphic designers salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Graphic Designers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,690
25th Percentile Wage
$40,110
50th Percentile Wage
$51,420
75th Percentile Wage
$62,280
90th Percentile Wage
$75,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $75,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $30,690.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,420
1.83% 8.01%
2016
$50,480
3.13% -
2015
$48,900
0.72% -
2014
$48,550
3.07% -
2013
$47,060
-0.51% -
2012
$47,300
- -

Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of graphic designers in 23 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $61,840. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $39,970). For detailed graphic designers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$61,840
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$61,640
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$59,400
Hospitals - State government owned
$58,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$57,630
Outpatient Care Centers
$56,350
Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,780
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$55,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,320
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,960
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$54,510
Offices of Physicians
$53,020
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,980
Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$49,660
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,760
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,370
Home Health Care Services
$47,780
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$47,220
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$46,590
Social Assistance
$44,570
Individual and Family Services
$44,530
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$39,970

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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