Graphic Designer

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 $56,030 per annum.

Read more about a career as a Graphic Designer.

Salary range
Average salary $56,030
salary range
$49,971
$56,030
$62,089
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
15% by 2020
15%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Graphic Designer are:
NSW
NSW 45.1%
VIC
VIC 29%
QLD
QLD 12.1%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

A day in the life of a Graphic Designer

Key skills required

The top skills for a Graphic Designer are:
  • 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
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Use your creativity to kick-start a new career! Learn essential design skills and earn an industry recognised qualification.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Strengthen your career prospects as a Graphic Designer with a nationally recognised bachelor degree. Graduate with a professional portfolio and in-demand design skills in print, digital media and advertising.

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