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Graphic Designers in Nebraska

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8.7% Jobs Projection
$45,090 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Nebraska?

In 2018, there were 1,880 Graphic Designers working in the state.

There were 1,900 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

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

Graphic Designers in NE Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 230 annual job openings, and 2,380 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 Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $28,000 to $72,660 with $45,090 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.46 to $34.94. The median hourly rate was $21.68.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.98 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.70.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,040 $48,350
Lincoln, NE 460 $40,640
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 120 $39,830
Grand Island, NE 70 $44,470

Top States for Graphic Designers Employment

The table below shows the states 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 NE Employment Total
Floral Designers 370
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 350
Interior Designers 250
Commercial and Industrial Designers 130
Set and Exhibit Designers 80


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