Graphic Designer

Code: 27-1024.00

Also known as: Artist, Designer, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Online Producer, Production Artist, Publications Designer

Description: When a company needs to reach its target audience through the Internet or mobile phones, they turn to Graphic Designers to come up with innovative designs.Graphic Designers train to become experts in color, type, illustration, photography, animation and layout. They utilize their diverse skill sets to create eye-catching designs. They also assist engineers in developing digital schematics for new computer systems.No formal education is required for a Graphic Artist. However, those with a Bachelor's degree in graphic design, fine arts or a related field will have better opportunities. Four-year degree programs offer chances to network and create a diverse portfolio of work. One can also learn various media marketing strategies that will help the Artist to spot trends and create innovative designs that appeal to a target demographic.

Graphic Designer

Typical wages

10% $31,720
25% $40,160
Median $53,380
75% $71,310
90% $93,440
10% $15.25
25% $19.31
Median $25.66
75% $34.29
90% $44.92

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 22,700