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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 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,400
25th Percentile Wage
$34,690
50th Percentile Wage
$45,020
75th Percentile Wage
$58,360
90th Percentile Wage
$74,800

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 $74,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.17
25th Percentile Wage
$16.68
50th Percentile Wage
$21.64
75th Percentile Wage
$28.06
90th Percentile Wage
$35.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.96. The median hourly salary is $21.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.17.

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
201645,0200.38%4.13%
201544,8503.66%-
201443,210-1.16%-
201343,7101.26%-
201243,160--

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 $28,880 to $50,590. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $50,590. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Kalamazoo-Portage (mean annual salary $49,770). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$50,590
Kalamazoo-Portage
$49,770
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$48,150
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$47,950
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$47,060
Lansing-East Lansing
$45,340
Holland-Grand Haven
$43,670
Flint
$43,640
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$42,440
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$41,240
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$39,310
South Bend-Mishawaka
$39,090
Niles-Benton Harbor
$38,640
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,460
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$36,470
Battle Creek
$34,420
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$32,630
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$28,880



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