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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Richmond, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of graphic designers in Richmond, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of graphic designers in Richmond is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Graphic Designers in Richmond, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,500
25th Percentile Wage
$38,320
50th Percentile Wage
$49,250
75th Percentile Wage
$65,680
90th Percentile Wage
$81,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Richmond, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,500.

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
$49,250
1.97% 9.10%
2016
$48,280
-0.02% -
2015
$48,290
-1.35% -
2014
$48,940
6.21% -
2013
$45,900
2.46% -
2012
$44,770
- -

Table 3. Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Richmond with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $49,250, Richmond is the highest paying city for graphic designers in state of Virginia, followed by Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol (median annual salary $48,910). In comparison, the median annual salary of graphic designers in Richmond is .7 percent (.7%) higher than that in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$49,250
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$48,910
Charlottesville
$46,130
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$46,090
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,070
Roanoke
$43,730
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$43,300
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$40,680
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,790
Lynchburg
$37,920
Harrisonburg
$35,890
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$28,400



See also: Top paying jobs in Richmond, Virginia.