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3.0% Jobs Projection
$46,740 Median Salary
840 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Ohio?

In Ohio, there were 7,120 people working as Graphic Designers in the year 2018.

There were 7,120 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Graphic Designers in OH Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 840 annual Graphic Designers job openings in Ohio, and 9,000 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Graphic Designers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $29,650 to $77,190 with $46,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.26 to $37.11. The median hourly rate was $22.47.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.51 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.96.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,900 $48,050
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,560 $46,400
Columbus, OH 1,420 $55,510
Akron, OH 520 $44,800
Dayton, OH 510 $46,020
Toledo, OH 350 $42,200
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 210 $34,730
Canton-Massillon, OH 170 $40,900
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 120 $34,460
Wheeling, WV-OH 80 $35,720
Mansfield, OH 40 $42,150

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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