Graphic designers are professionals within a graphic arts industry who develops a design by assembling images and motion graphics using various designing tools and technologies.
Based on the specialization in designing technology, a graphic designer can take various roles such as commercial print designer, publication designer, multimedia designer, web designer, flash designer and 3D animation designer.
The average salary that a graphic designer can draw when employed by an organization is $ 43, 500 per annum. The range of salary varies with the degree that graphic designers hold and it alters with the years of experience that they have in the designing field.
Top industries hiring graphic designers:
Specialized design services:
Average salary: $ 50, 300 per annum
Number of new openings: 25, 360 every year
News paper, Books and Directory publishers:
Average salary: $ 42, 180 per annum
Number of openings: 24, 920 every year
Advertising and Public relation services:
Average salary: $ 49, 150 per annum
Number of openings: 21,410 per year
Top states that pay high wages for graphic designers working in United States are District of Columbia, New York, California, Connecticut and Virginia.