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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers among Missouri 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,230
25th Percentile Wage
$33,810
50th Percentile Wage
$44,910
75th Percentile Wage
$59,200
90th Percentile Wage
$75,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.13
25th Percentile Wage
$16.25
50th Percentile Wage
$21.59
75th Percentile Wage
$28.46
90th Percentile Wage
$36.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.36. The median hourly salary is $21.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.13.

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
201644,9102.56%11.56%
201543,7604.50%-
201441,7904.28%-
201340,0000.70%-
201239,720--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Missouri ranges from $27,410 to $49,580. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $49,580. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $48,250). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$49,580
Kansas City
$48,250
Jefferson City
$36,660
Columbia
$36,150
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$35,950
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$35,430
Joplin
$33,880
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,420
Springfield
$31,600
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,600
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$31,280
St Joseph
$30,900
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$27,410


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