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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 $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|
|Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News|| |
|Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |