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Graphic Designers in Alaska

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

-7% Jobs Projection
$56,300 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

While jobs for Graphic Designers in Alaska are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Graphic Designers in Alaska is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Alaska?

There were approximately 280 workers employed as Graphic Designers in this state in 2018.

There were 180 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

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

Graphic Designers in AK Employment Trend

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

Graphic Designers in AK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are declining at a rate of 6.7% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. AK

Alaska Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Graphic Designers job openings in Alaska, and 140 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 Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $31,810 to $94,880 with $56,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.29 to $45.61. The median hourly rate was $27.07.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.18 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.89.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: AK vs. National Average

Top Alaska 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
Anchorage, AK 190 $67,870

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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