The annual and hourly salary statistics of graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,250|
|50th Percentile Wage||$43,300|
|75th Percentile Wage||$51,570|
|90th Percentile Wage||$61,910|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $43,300 in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is in the middle of salary range for graphic designers in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is 12.1 percent (12.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Richmond and 34.4 percent (34.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News|| |
|Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |