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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 among Virginia metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Graphic Designers in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,450
25th Percentile Wage
$40,230
50th Percentile Wage
$54,960
75th Percentile Wage
$75,550
90th Percentile Wage
$96,370

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 $96,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,450.

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
$54,960
4.53% 6.90%
2016
$52,470
1.56% -
2015
$51,650
2.58% -
2014
$50,320
-2.90% -
2013
$51,780
1.18% -
2012
$51,170
- -

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 $49,250. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $49,250. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol (mean annual salary $48,910). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,400.

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




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