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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.

Sample of reported job titles: Artist, Creative Director, Creative Manager, Design Director, Designer, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Online Producer, Production Artist, Publications Designer

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $14.76/hr
  • 145 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 1%
  • Retirement Risk: 14% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 46% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
4 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.