Graphic Design Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Graphic Design Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Graphic Design Director in the United States is $85 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $75 and $94. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Leads and develops the graphic arts and design function that provides and visual materials for print and digital media. Ensures that projects, management, and standards align with the goals of the rest of the organization. Drives improvement in procedures, quality, and efficiency. May interface with other departments and introduce new projects. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in art or graphic design. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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