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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers among Louisiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Graphic Designers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,500
25th Percentile Wage
$30,510
50th Percentile Wage
$38,020
75th Percentile Wage
$48,110
90th Percentile Wage
$60,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.30
25th Percentile Wage
$14.67
50th Percentile Wage
$18.28
75th Percentile Wage
$23.13
90th Percentile Wage
$29.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.19. The median hourly salary is $18.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,020-0.76%6.02%
201538,3102.56%-
201437,3300.96%-
201336,9703.35%-
201235,730--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Louisiana ranges from $23,530 to $42,170. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $42,170. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Lafayette (mean annual salary $40,030). The lowest paying area is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $23,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$42,170
Lafayette
$40,030
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$39,440
Lake Charles
$37,450
Baton Rouge
$37,080
Shreveport-Bossier City
$35,340
Monroe
$34,450
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$33,820
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$30,800
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$23,530


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