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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Minnesota

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,150
25th Percentile Wage
$36,200
50th Percentile Wage
$47,700
75th Percentile Wage
$61,330
90th Percentile Wage
$79,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.50
25th Percentile Wage
$17.41
50th Percentile Wage
$22.93
75th Percentile Wage
$29.49
90th Percentile Wage
$38.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.06. The median hourly salary is $22.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.50.

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
201647,700-0.80%7.57%
201548,080-0.73%-
201448,430-0.50%-
201348,6709.41%-
201244,090--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Minnesota ranges from $27,870 to $42,200. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $42,200. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is St Cloud (mean annual salary $37,910). The lowest paying area is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$42,200
St Cloud
$37,910
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$37,320
Mankato-North Mankato
$35,760
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$34,330
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$33,690
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$27,870


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