Graphic Designer or Artist

Graphic artistsdesigners create designs for employers or private clients. They may create logos or use various types of media to fashion designs that are suitable for specific needs or purposes.

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Avg Salary: $69000
High Salary: $95000
Low Salary: $43000
Tasks: Produces promotional displays and packaging.
Develops material for websites.
Uses a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Creates graphics and designs for private and commercial purposes.
Also Called: Layout Artist
Desktop Publisher
Graphics Drafter
Web Designer
Additional Resources: http://www.payscale.com/Job_Description/Graphic_Designers
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos090.htm
http://www.designtalkboard.com/design-articles/job-descriptions.php