Graphic Designer

As a Graphic Designer, you'll create visual communications for a variety of print and digital formats including magazines, newspapers and websites.

Graphic Designers are often employed by an agency or work in-house at a company to produce brand elements and assets for advertising, from original concepts through to finished art. The average salary of a Graphic Designer is $64,391 per annum.

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Average salary
$64,391 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$57,291 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$71,492 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 14% more Graphic & Multimedia Designers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Graphic Designer are:

  • NSW: 36%
  • VIC: 32%
  • QLD: 16%

Key skills required
  • Creative and imaginative
  • Understanding of colour and form
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Good marketing abilities
  • Able to work as part of a team


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