Which careers have the most earning potential for graphic design graduates?
After graduation, graphic design graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $75,353, while the bottom 20% make closer to $31,283. The median grad salary is $48,552.
Graphic Design graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design is $36,132, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,478.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for graphic design graduates
As per most recent US census
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