Graphic designer salary in Boston, MA
How much does a Graphic Designer make in Boston, MA?
Average base salary
The average salary for a graphic designer is $21.94 per hour in Boston, MA. 30 salaries reported, updated at June 7, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in Boston, MA
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Graphic Designers in Boston, MA
Highest paying cities for Graphic Designers near Boston, MA
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Graphic Designers
User Research(earn +89.85% more)
The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 34.21% since 2018. Graphic Designers with this skill earn +89.85% more than the average base salary, which is $21.94 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||17||increase by 17|
|2013||87||increase by 411.76%|
|2014||106||increase by 21.84%|
|2015||98||decrease by 7.55%|
|2016||99||increase by 1.02%|
|2017||26||decrease by 73.74%|
|2018||38||increase by 46.15%|
|2019||25||decrease by 34.21%|
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Most common benefits for Graphic Designers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Work from home
Salary satisfactionBased on 1,418 ratings
43% of Graphic Designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
How much do similar professions get paid in Boston, MA?
Freelance Designer8 job openings
Average $39.49 per hour
Visual Designer120 job openings
Average $72,954 per year
Digital Designer202 job openings
Average $64,473 per year
Web Designer54 job openings
Average $23.74 per hour
Multimedia Designer14 job openings
Average $83,615 per year
Common questions about salaries for a Graphic Designer
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a graphic designer?
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Do graphic designers make good money?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), graphic designers earn a respectable living compared to the average for all occupations.
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