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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers among Massachusetts cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,740
25th Percentile Wage
$45,450
50th Percentile Wage
$58,630
75th Percentile Wage
$75,050
90th Percentile Wage
$92,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,630
5.19% 14.02%
2016
$55,590
2.88% -
2015
$53,990
3.56% -
2014
$52,070
3.82% -
2013
$50,080
-0.66% -
2012
$50,410
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $33,550 to $66,310. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Massachusetts is Framingham with a median annual salary of $66,310. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $61,240). The lowest paying area is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner with a median annual salary of $33,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Framingham
$66,310
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$61,240
Peabody
$60,160
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$59,990
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$55,560
Worcester
$51,880
Springfield
$48,810
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$48,110
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$47,930
New Bedford
$43,620
Pittsfield
$43,110
Barnstable Town
$42,580
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$38,140
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$33,550




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