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
$31,290
25th Percentile Wage
$39,860
50th Percentile Wage
$50,480
75th Percentile Wage
$61,180
90th Percentile Wage
$74,730

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 $74,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid graphic designers is $31,290.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,4803.13%6.30%
201548,9000.72%-
201448,5503.07%-
201347,060-0.51%-
201247,300--

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

The average salaries of graphic designers in 21 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 $60,030. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $37,110). 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
$60,030
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$59,550
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$54,430
Hospitals - State government owned
$54,370
Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,160
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$53,920
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,490
Offices of Physicians
$52,300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$51,090
Hospitals - Local government owned
$51,090
Outpatient Care Centers
$50,350
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$49,170
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,390
Individual and Family Services
$48,210
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$47,960
Home Health Care Services
$47,780
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$47,140
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,920
Social Assistance
$44,660
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$37,110

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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