The annual and hourly salary statistics of graphic designers in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of graphic designers in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol 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||$26,620|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,430|
|50th Percentile Wage||$48,910|
|75th Percentile Wage||$65,810|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,750|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,620.
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 with a median annual salary of $48,910, Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol is the second highest paying city for graphic designers in state of Virginia, following the highest paying city Richmond (median annual salary of $49,250). Compared with Richmond, the median annual salary of graphic designers in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol is .7 percent (.7%) lower.
|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|| |