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Findings Of Graphic Designer Salary Data In The U.S.


Denver, Colorado -- The OES or the Occupational Employment Statistics Survey Program 2008 reveals a huge potential of graphic designing as a career prospect. The graphic designer salary data indicates that salaries for deserving candidates across the US are going up. The average salaries, today, in this profession stand at $39,900 and could be as high as $69,730.

Now at a time, when most industries are witnessing job cuts, this seems to be great news. Most companies in this industry are still on a hiring spree and there are plenty of opportunities for deserving candidates. As per the salary data, there are a lot of opportunities for freelancers as well. Often freelancers are the most experienced and qualified people and they offer their services to many companies at a time for a fee. Graphic designer salary data reveals that a good solo designer can make as much as $60,000 in a year.

However, the starting salaries according to are not that great. This is only expected as at this level a person does not have too much of experience. The starting salaries are about $24,120 in this industry. As the professional grows in experience and confidence, the salaries simply go sky rocketing.

The salary information also reveals that in order to brighten his/her chances of getting a fat pay check; the candidate must also complete a certificate course apart from a college degree in art or graphic design. Most of the jobs are in newspapers, advertising, magazines, video games and internet or web companies. The graphic designer salary data also tells us that while the jobs are available across the country, most of them are in big cities. Salaries offered by newspapers and magazines in smaller cities are lesser as compared to salaries offered in big cities.

But individuals who want to make it big as a freelancer, they can work online from anywhere. However, since there are lots of graphic designers in the country, there is a huge competition for those jobs.

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