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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia

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 information of graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Graphic Designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,310
25th Percentile Wage
$35,150
50th Percentile Wage
$44,490
75th Percentile Wage
$52,270
90th Percentile Wage
$66,280

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 $66,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.13
25th Percentile Wage
$16.89
50th Percentile Wage
$21.39
75th Percentile Wage
$25.13
90th Percentile Wage
$31.87

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.87. The median hourly salary is $21.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.13.

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
201644,49011.64%4.56%
201539,310-11.45%-
201443,81011.55%-
201338,750-9.57%-
201242,460--

Table 3. Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $44,490 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 7.9 percent (7.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Richmond and 36.2 percent (36.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$48,280
Charlottesville
$48,030
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$44,490
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$44,450
Roanoke
$41,710
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$38,430
Lynchburg
$38,250
Harrisonburg
$38,000
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$36,950
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$29,450
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$28,400

See also: Top paying jobs in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia.