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 amongst Texas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,720
25th Percentile Wage
$34,460
50th Percentile Wage
$46,420
75th Percentile Wage
$60,480
90th Percentile Wage
$76,730

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 $76,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,420
3.43% 13.29%
2016
$44,830
2.65% -
2015
$43,640
4.19% -
2014
$41,810
2.51% -
2013
$40,760
1.25% -
2012
$40,250
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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 $30,960 to $52,650. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $52,650. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $48,610). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $30,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$52,650
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$48,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,360
Fort Worth-Arlington
$47,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$46,910
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$46,200
Midland
$43,760
College Station-Bryan
$42,850
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$41,860
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,720
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,300
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,640
Tyler
$39,580
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,310
Wichita Falls
$39,230
Odessa
$38,150
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$38,100
Texarkana-Texarkana
$37,940
Waco
$37,540
Amarillo
$37,010
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,220
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,000
Lubbock
$35,650
Abilene
$35,320
San Angelo
$35,010
Sherman-Denison
$34,270
Longview
$34,150
Corpus Christi
$33,390
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$33,000
El Paso
$32,490
Laredo
$32,010
Brownsville-Harlingen
$30,960




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