Graphic Designer

Kaihoahoa Whakairoiro

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Graphic designers create artwork or designs for published, printed or electronic media, such as magazines, brochures and websites. They may also help to develop television advertisements.

Pay

Graphic designers with one to five years’ experience usually earn

$32K-$65K per year

Senior graphic designers with more than five years’ experience usually earn

$65K-$85K per year

Source: Careers New Zealand research, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a graphic designer are poor for people entering the role, but good for those with experience.
Close-up of a graphic designer's hands drawing on an iPad, in front of a computer monitor

Graphic designers create designs used in websites and publications

Last updated 8 December 2016