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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers amongst Virginia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Graphic Designers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,150
25th Percentile Wage
$38,190
50th Percentile Wage
$52,470
75th Percentile Wage
$71,110
90th Percentile Wage
$92,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.50
25th Percentile Wage
$18.36
50th Percentile Wage
$25.22
75th Percentile Wage
$34.19
90th Percentile Wage
$44.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.71. The median hourly salary is $25.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.50.

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
201652,4701.56%2.48%
201551,6502.58%-
201450,320-2.90%-
201351,7801.18%-
201251,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Virginia ranges from $28,400 to $48,280. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $48,280. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $48,030). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,400.

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


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