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Graphic Designers in Utah

Want to work in Utah as a Graphic Designer? Read this first!

32.1% Jobs Projection
$45,580 Median Salary
470 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Utah?

3,370 people worked as Graphic Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,270 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Utah

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 32.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.


Utah Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 470 annual job openings, and 4,440 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 Utah?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $27,150 to $74,210 with $45,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.05 to $35.68. The median hourly rate was $21.91.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.97 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

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


Top Utah 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
Salt Lake City, UT 1,670 $46,590
Provo-Orem, UT 940 $43,920
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 420 $46,570
Logan, UT-ID 140 $45,420
St. George, UT 90 $45,800

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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