Graphic Designers Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,720
25th Percentile Wage
$33,680
50th Percentile Wage
$44,830
75th Percentile Wage
$59,160
90th Percentile Wage
$75,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.84
25th Percentile Wage
$16.19
50th Percentile Wage
$21.55
75th Percentile Wage
$28.44
90th Percentile Wage
$36.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.45. The median hourly salary is $21.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.84.

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
201644,8302.65%10.22%
201543,6404.19%-
201441,8102.51%-
201340,7601.25%-
201240,250--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Texas ranges from $19,560 to $52,590. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $52,590. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $50,240). The lowest paying area is Midland with a median annual salary of $19,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$52,590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$50,240
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$46,560
College Station-Bryan
$45,060
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$43,900
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$43,350
Fort Worth-Arlington
$43,280
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$42,440
Abilene
$39,810
Wichita Falls
$39,230
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,340
Odessa
$38,150
Texarkana-Texarkana
$37,940
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,300
Waco
$36,740
Amarillo
$36,600
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,520
Tyler
$36,440
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$36,020
Lubbock
$35,170
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,100
Longview
$34,150
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,900
El Paso
$31,230
Corpus Christi
$31,170
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$29,730
Laredo
$27,550
Brownsville-Harlingen
$27,330
San Angelo
$24,200
Midland
$19,560



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