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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Graphic Designers in Richmond, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,380
25th Percentile Wage
$36,860
50th Percentile Wage
$48,280
75th Percentile Wage
$66,990
90th Percentile Wage
$79,590

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 $79,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.09
25th Percentile Wage
$17.72
50th Percentile Wage
$23.21
75th Percentile Wage
$32.21
90th Percentile Wage
$38.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Richmond, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.27. The median hourly salary is $23.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.09.

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
201648,280-0.02%7.27%
201548,290-1.35%-
201448,9406.21%-
201345,9002.46%-
201244,770--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $48,280, Richmond is the highest paying city for graphic designers in state of Virginia, followed by Charlottesville (median annual salary $48,030). In comparison, the median annual salary of graphic designers in Richmond is .5 percent (.5%) higher than that in Charlottesville.

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 Richmond, Virginia.