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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-1024 Graphic Designers



Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 11012$24.57/hr$15.59/hr$19.31/hr$24.18/hr$29.30/hr$31.75/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing1,190$24.99/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities550$30.20/hr
Information750$25.53/hr
Financial Activities110$31.97/hr
Professional and Business Services1,920$31.89/hr
Education and Health Services230$31.53/hr
Leisure and Hospitality100$25.00/hr
Other Services50$24.97/hr
Public Administration40$32.16/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/A$24.93/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$23.94/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$24.90/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$29.38/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$24.11/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 110$24.18/hr-5.6%
Southwest Balance of State 110$22.58/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 120$23.96/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 120$24.90/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 170$24.38/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 190$24.25/hr-3.6%
Northwest Balance of State 190$23.67/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 220$23.67/hr-2.6%
Southeast Minnesota 230$24.94/hr-1.1%
Central Minnesota 250$24.89/hr-1.9%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 300$20.06/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,540$31.69/hr0.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,670$31.66/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,950$30.59/hr-0.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Special Effects Artists and Animators 180$31.78/hr7.2%
Art Directors 1,030$50.56/hr6.0%
Film and Video Editors 210$24.14/hr20.9%
Web and Digital Interface Designers 1,700$38.12/hrN/A


  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services.
  • Research new software or design concepts.
  • Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts, based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts, based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.