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Graphic Designers in Hawaii

Is Hawaii a good place for you to work as a Graphic Designer?

3.4% Jobs Projection
$49,230 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Graphic Designers in Hawaii are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Graphic Designers in Hawaii is growing slower than average.

  • Graphic Designers in Hawaii earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Hawaii?

In 2018, there were 440 Graphic Designers working in the state.

There were 460 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Graphic Designers in HI Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,300 Graphic Designers working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Graphic Designers than average.

Graphic Designers in HI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Hawaii

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. HI

Hawaii Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 610 total jobs in 2026 for Graphic Designers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 26,000 annual jobs and 277,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Graphic Designers Make in Hawaii?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $29,350 to $75,160 with $49,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.11 to $36.13. The median hourly rate was $23.67.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.93 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.74.

The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Graphic Designers Earnings: HI vs. National Average

Top Hawaii Metros for Graphic Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Graphic Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu, HI 360 $52,490
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 40 $39,910

Top States for Graphic Designers Employment

View the list below to see where most Graphic Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 29,320 $56,810
New York 21,350 $59,840
Florida 13,550 $45,880
Texas 13,480 $47,570
Illinois 11,700 $53,410
Pennsylvania 8,710 $50,080
Ohio 7,120 $46,740
North Carolina 6,460 $45,210
Georgia 6,400 $49,440
Minnesota 6,190 $49,590
New Jersey 5,980 $55,100
Wisconsin 5,780 $46,190
Massachusetts 5,680 $60,530
Michigan 5,680 $44,480
Washington 5,060 $58,450
Virginia 5,000 $55,560
Colorado 4,730 $50,950
Missouri 3,740 $47,740
Indiana 3,740 $42,980
Oregon 3,510 $53,900

Below are the states where Graphic Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $67,890
Massachusetts $60,530
New York $59,840
Washington $58,450
Rhode Island $57,050
California $56,810
Connecticut $56,600
Alaska $56,300
Virginia $55,560
Maryland $55,230

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Occupation HI Employment Total
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,020
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