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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers among Michigan 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,310
25th Percentile Wage
$30,870
50th Percentile Wage
$39,220
75th Percentile Wage
$53,810
90th Percentile Wage
$70,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,310.

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
$39,220
-14.79% -10.05%
2016
$45,020
0.38% -
2015
$44,850
3.66% -
2014
$43,210
-1.16% -
2013
$43,710
1.26% -
2012
$43,160
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Michigan ranges from $28,020 to $51,440. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Michigan is Flint with a median annual salary of $51,440. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $48,910). The lowest paying area is Bay City with a median annual salary of $28,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flint
$51,440
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$48,910
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$47,950
Lansing-East Lansing
$46,500
Kalamazoo-Portage
$45,120
Jackson
$44,970
Holland-Grand Haven
$43,670
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$43,480
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$42,310
Ann Arbor
$39,950
South Bend-Mishawaka
$38,610
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,440
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$38,010
Niles-Benton Harbor
$37,840
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$37,340
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$36,240
Battle Creek
$34,540
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$34,460
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$28,990
Bay City
$28,020




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