Graphic Designers Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual salaries for graphic designers in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of graphic designers amongst Oregon cities is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in Oregon (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,460
25th Percentile Wage
$40,810
50th Percentile Wage
$53,900
75th Percentile Wage
$67,420
90th Percentile Wage
$83,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for graphic designers in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,460.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of graphic designers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$53,900
1.21% 17.68%
2017
$53,250
6.78% -
2016
$49,640
8.10% -
2015
$45,620
3.20% -
2014
$44,160
1.00% -
2013
$43,720
-1.49% -
2012
$44,370
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Graphic Designers in Oregon Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of graphic designers in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of graphic designers in state of Oregon ranges from $32,270 to $55,080. The highest paying area for graphic designers in Oregon is Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,080. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,990). The lowest paying area is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$55,080
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$54,990
Salem
$45,260
Medford
$45,130
Bend
$43,580
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$42,320
Eugene-Springfield
$41,150
Corvallis
$39,580
Grants Pass
$38,780
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$38,680
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$38,450
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$32,270




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