Graphic Designers Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,570
25th Percentile Wage
$33,430
50th Percentile Wage
$43,430
75th Percentile Wage
$57,040
90th Percentile Wage
$73,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.77
25th Percentile Wage
$16.07
50th Percentile Wage
$20.88
75th Percentile Wage
$27.42
90th Percentile Wage
$35.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.13. The median hourly salary is $20.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.77.

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
201643,4300.76%4.54%
201543,100-0.19%-
201443,1800.60%-
201342,9203.40%-
201241,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Ohio ranges from $23,080 to $49,250. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Ohio is Columbus with a median annual salary of $49,250. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $47,640). The lowest paying area is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$49,250
Cincinnati-Middletown
$47,640
Dayton
$44,880
Akron
$43,960
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$43,250
Toledo
$38,690
Mansfield
$38,430
Springfield
$38,200
Canton-Massillon
$37,680
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$36,470
Sandusky
$36,330
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$35,540
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$32,390
Lima
$29,670
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$23,080


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