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Graphic Designer Average Salary in Pakistan 2019

How much money does a Graphic Designer make in Pakistan?

63,650 PKR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Graphic Designer in Pakistan typically earns around 63,650 PKR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Graphic Designer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Graphic Designer Salary Distribution in Pakistan

Median and salary distribution monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Graphic Designer salaries in Pakistan range between 26,096 PKR per month (minimum salary) to 98,021 PKR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 66,196 PKR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Graphic Designer are earning less than 66,196 PKR while the other half are earning more than 66,196 PKR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Graphic Designer are earning less than 41,531 PKR while 75% of them are earning more than 41,531 PKR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Graphic Designer are earning less than 88,677 PKR while 25% are earning more than 88,677 PKR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Graphic Designer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
30,052 PKR
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
41,200 PKR
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
51,989 PKR
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
62,778 PKR
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
73,567 PKR
20+ Years    +24%  
91,188 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Graphic Designer salaries by experience level. A Graphic Designer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 30,052 PKR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 41,200 PKR per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 51,989 PKR per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Graphic Designer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 62,778 PKR per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 73,567 PKR per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 91,188 PKR per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
37,964 PKR
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
53,068 PKR
Master's Degree    +41%  
74,645 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Graphic Designer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Graphic Designer is 37,964 PKR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 53,068 PKR per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 74,645 PKR per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
57,603 PKR
Male    +21%  
69,697 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Graphic Designer employees in Pakistan earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
54,421 PKR
Public Sector    +34%  
72,879 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Graphic Designer employees in Pakistan earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer Salary Trend and Forecast in Pakistan

How are Graphic Designer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Pakistan Graphic Designer
Average Salary 2016    =  
57,077 PKR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
59,189 PKR
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
61,379 PKR
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
63,650 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Graphic Designer salaries in Pakistan are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Graphic Designer Average Hourly Wage in Pakistan

367 PKR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Pakistan for Graphic Designer is 367 PKR. This means that the average Graphic Designer in Pakistan earns approximatly 367 PKR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Graphic Designer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Graphic Designer and Advertising / Grapic Design / Events monthly PakistanWe compared Pakistan salaries for Graphic Designer, Advertising / Grapic Design / Events, and All Jobs and we found that Graphic Designer salaries are 23% less than those of Advertising / Grapic Design / Events. We also found out that Advertising / Grapic Design / Events salaries are 12% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Executive91,882 PKR+44%
Advertising Account Manager67,766 PKR+6%
Advertising Account Planner68,068 PKR+7%
Advertising Coordinator82,467 PKR+30%
Advertising Manager116,722 PKR+83%
Advertising Operations Manager99,489 PKR+56%
Advertising Strategic Planner82,715 PKR+30%
Advertising Team Leader75,262 PKR+18%
Animator60,509 PKR-5%
Art Director93,145 PKR+46%
Artist82,943 PKR+30%
Artworker59,764 PKR-6%
Assistant Art Director73,772 PKR+16%
Audiosual Technician66,321 PKR+4%
Broadcast Administrator89,273 PKR+40%
Catering Sales62,755 PKR-1%
Catering Trainer94,335 PKR+48%
Commercial and Industrial Designer72,278 PKR+14%
Conference Organiser68,855 PKR+8%
Content and Media Production Lead80,115 PKR+26%
CopyWriter71,717 PKR+13%
Creative Designer92,786 PKR+46%
Creative Director91,882 PKR+44%
Designer 51,536 PKR-19%
Desktop Publisher64,237 PKR+1%
Director of Graphic Design91,806 PKR+44%
Events and Promotions Manager102,652 PKR+61%
Exhibit Display Coordinator72,005 PKR+13%
Exhibit Display Manager89,908 PKR+41%
Finisher61,374 PKR-4%
Graphic Artist86,905 PKR+37%
Graphic Designer63,650 PKR=
Graphics Design Supervisor79,236 PKR+24%
Imagery Analyst63,012 PKR-1%
Imaging Technologist67,136 PKR+5%
Interaction Designer58,556 PKR-8%
Media Planner77,000 PKR+21%
Media Production Coordinator75,539 PKR+19%
Media Production Manager78,587 PKR+23%
Media Project Manager82,299 PKR+29%
Media Relations Representative97,604 PKR+53%
Media Sales Executive97,558 PKR+53%
Multimedia Specialist68,330 PKR+7%
Photographer64,237 PKR+1%
PPC Campaign Manager91,956 PKR+44%
Print Production Manager89,556 PKR+41%
Product and Brand Manager106,247 PKR+67%
Sales Promotion Manager99,871 PKR+57%
Sketch Artist64,453 PKR+1%
Social Media Executive103,893 PKR+63%
Technical Typist75,831 PKR+19%
User Experience UX Designer73,758 PKR+16%
UX Designer64,920 PKR+2%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bahawalpur58,791 PKR
Faisalabad66,282 PKR
Gujranwala64,880 PKR
Hyderabad63,989 PKR
Islamabad63,655 PKR
Karachi68,170 PKR
Lahore70,711 PKR
Multan61,878 PKR
Peshawar67,117 PKR
Quetta59,117 PKR
Rawalpindi68,676 PKR
Sargodha57,057 PKR
Sialkot53,228 PKR
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