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Graphic Designers Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for graphic designers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers amongst Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,820
25th Percentile Wage
$35,400
50th Percentile Wage
$45,010
75th Percentile Wage
$56,460
90th Percentile Wage
$69,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,820.

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
$45,010
-1.67% 12.29%
2016
$45,760
2.47% -
2015
$44,630
2.49% -
2014
$43,520
6.59% -
2013
$40,650
2.88% -
2012
$39,480
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $34,830 to $53,150. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $53,150. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $53,080). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$53,150
Lake County-Kenosha County
$53,080
Oshkosh-Neenah
$48,580
Madison
$48,300
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$45,990
Racine
$44,920
Green Bay
$44,580
Janesville
$44,520
Sheboygan
$44,350
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,640
Appleton
$43,010
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,680
La Crosse
$40,420
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$40,320
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,490
Wausau
$39,250
Duluth
$39,110
Fond du Lac
$38,730
Eau Claire
$37,060
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$34,830




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