In short, HowDesign.com reports the national average salary for designers rose a full 8%—from $47,380 in 2012 to $51,206 in 2014. The demand for talented graphic designers is strong at both agencies and in-house departments.
“Every two years HOW polls designers around the country to find out how much they make, if they received raises or bonuses, and what kinds of benefits their employers offer. This year’s survey wrapped up in February and includes input from more than 700 designers.”
Almost all the demands is for digital and so the list of hot skills right now includes responsive design, mobile, user experience, user interface, digital project managers, social media and SEO/SEM.
Check out HowDesign.com for more information about a graphic designers salary.