Graphic Designer

Outlook ~ Graphic Designers

Median Pay Per Hour $20.92
Median Pay Per Year $43,500
Predicted Job Growth 13% (About as Fast as Average)

Description:

Graphic designers create visual concepts, either by hand or using computers, that assist in communicating ideas to consumers.  Graphic designers help organizations to select colors, logo designs and images that reflect their brand and can be used in advertising and promotions.  Approximately 29% of graphic designers are self employed.

Opportunities for Graphic Designers:

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Resources:

Editorial Style Web

Essential Documents for Developers and Designers

IAB Ad Unit Guidelines

 

Source:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Graphic Designers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm.