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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of graphic designers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of graphic designers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News 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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,190
25th Percentile Wage
$35,440
50th Percentile Wage
$44,450
75th Percentile Wage
$59,070
90th Percentile Wage
$75,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.03
25th Percentile Wage
$17.04
50th Percentile Wage
$21.37
75th Percentile Wage
$28.40
90th Percentile Wage
$36.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for graphic designers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.15. The median hourly salary is $21.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.03.

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
201644,4504.63%-1.39%
201542,390-4.77%-
201444,410-1.08%-
201344,890-0.40%-
201245,070--

Table 3. Compare Graphic Designers Salary in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $44,450 in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is in the middle of salary range for graphic designers in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of graphic designers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is 7.9 percent (7.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Richmond and 36.1 percent (36.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia.