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Graphic Designers in Oklahoma

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3.6% Jobs Projection
$38,280 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Oklahoma?

There were approximately 1,640 workers employed as Graphic Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,670 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Graphic Designers in OK Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 3.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 210 annual job openings, and a total of 2,280 jobs for Oklahoma Graphic Designers in 2026.

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

What do Graphic Designers Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $20,410 to $63,130 with $38,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.81 to $30.35. The median hourly rate was $18.4.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.02 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.62.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: OK vs. National Average

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 760 $38,650
Tulsa, OK 560 $39,270
Fort Smith, AR-OK 50 $33,570
Lawton, OK 40 $31,020

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 OK Employment Total
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 1,220
Floral Designers 550
Interior Designers 500
Commercial and Industrial Designers 240
Set and Exhibit Designers 80


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