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Graphic Designers in Montana

Considering a career as a Graphic Designer in Montana?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$38,770 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Graphic Designers in Montana is growing faster than average.

  • Graphic Designers in Montana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Montana?

There were approximately 750 workers employed as Graphic Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 690 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Graphic Designers in MT Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in MT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Montana

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. MT

Montana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 870 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 Montana?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $25,050 to $62,420 with $38,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.04 to $30.01. The median hourly rate was $18.64.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.68 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.96.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: MT vs. National Average

Top Montana 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
Missoula, MT 130 $37,850
Billings, MT 120 $32,110
Great Falls, MT 50 $37,950

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 MT Employment Total
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Interior Designers 110
Commercial and Industrial Designers 60
Fashion Designers 30

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