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Graphic Designers in Rhode Island

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

4.8% Jobs Projection
$57,050 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, there were 820 people working as Graphic Designers in the year 2018.

There were 800 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Graphic Designers in RI Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 870 jobs for Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $40,510 to $79,660 with $57,050 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.48 to $38.3. The median hourly rate was $27.43.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.46 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.97.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Graphic Designers Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 870 $56,820
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 140 $55,930

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 RI Employment Total
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 470
Commercial and Industrial Designers 390
Interior Designers 330
Floral Designers 90

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