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Advertising / Graphic Design / Events Average Salaries in Finland 2023

How much money does a person working in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events make in Finland?

Average Monthly Salary
4,430 EUR
( 53,200 EUR yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland typically earns around 4,430 EUR. Salaries range from 2,090 EUR (lowest average) to 8,030 EUR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

Salary Variance

The provided figure represents the median compensation that encompasses housing, transportation, and other perks. The salaries within the Advertising / Graphic Design / Events domain in Finland exhibit significant discrepancies across various professions. In case you seek information about the remuneration of a specific position, please refer to the salaries listed below for respective job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising / Graphic Design / Events
Advertisement Fraud Analyst4,650 EUR
Advertising Account Executive5,180 EUR
Advertising Account Manager5,450 EUR
Advertising Account Planner2,840 EUR
Advertising and Promotions Manager7,290 EUR
Advertising Coordinator3,700 EUR
Advertising Data Analyst5,100 EUR
Advertising Manager7,280 EUR
Advertising Operations Manager7,750 EUR
Advertising Sales Director7,610 EUR
Advertising Strategic Planner5,060 EUR
Advertising Team Leader4,120 EUR
Animation Director5,940 EUR
Animator3,420 EUR
Art Director4,570 EUR
Art Manager4,330 EUR
Artificial Intelligence Advertising Analyst5,080 EUR
Artist3,880 EUR
Artworker2,820 EUR
Assistant Art Director3,510 EUR
Audio and Video Equipment Technician2,680 EUR
Audio Engineer3,100 EUR
Audiosual Technician2,680 EUR
Branding Consultant6,070 EUR
Broadcast Administrator4,680 EUR
Catering Sales3,060 EUR
Catering Trainer3,470 EUR
Color Consultant2,970 EUR
Commercial and Industrial Designer2,760 EUR
Conference Organiser3,370 EUR
Content and Media Production Lead5,070 EUR
CopyWriter2,930 EUR
Creative Content Strategist5,590 EUR
Creative Designer3,370 EUR
Creative Director4,620 EUR
Creative Technologist5,440 EUR
Crowd Management Specialist4,730 EUR
Design Strategist4,640 EUR
Designer 2,600 EUR
Desktop Publisher2,210 EUR
Digital Campaign Manager4,760 EUR
Digital Media Manager5,530 EUR
Digital Media Strategist5,600 EUR
Director of Events7,560 EUR
Director of Graphic Design4,300 EUR
Director of Social Media Marketing5,650 EUR
Event Experience Designer5,040 EUR
Event Security Specialist4,240 EUR
Event Technology Consultant4,250 EUR
Event Technology Integration Specialist4,290 EUR
Events and Promotions Manager7,170 EUR
Events Director7,720 EUR
Exhibit Designer3,570 EUR
Exhibit Display Coordinator3,640 EUR
Exhibit Display Manager4,730 EUR
Experiential Designer4,170 EUR
Finisher2,250 EUR
Gamification Specialist4,650 EUR
Graphic Artist2,890 EUR
Graphic Design Specialist3,320 EUR
Graphic Designer2,840 EUR
Graphics Artist2,950 EUR
Graphics Design Supervisor4,120 EUR
Group Creative Director4,910 EUR
Imagery Analyst2,720 EUR
Imaging Technologist2,640 EUR
Immersive Storyteller3,790 EUR
Interaction Designer2,230 EUR
Lead Generation Specialist5,770 EUR
Media Analyst3,460 EUR
Media Executive4,850 EUR
Media Planner3,620 EUR
Media Production Coordinator3,260 EUR
Media Production Manager6,320 EUR
Media Project Manager6,320 EUR
Media Relations Representative5,350 EUR
Media Sales Executive5,730 EUR
Meeting and Event Planner3,570 EUR
Mobile Advertising Specialist5,350 EUR
Motion Graphic Artist3,690 EUR
Motion Graphics Designer3,590 EUR
Multimedia Artist3,050 EUR
Multimedia Specialist2,640 EUR
NFT Designer3,150 EUR
NFT Specialist3,650 EUR
Photographer2,620 EUR
PPC Campaign Manager4,710 EUR
Print Production Manager5,030 EUR
Product and Brand Manager7,050 EUR
Sales Promotion Manager7,120 EUR
Search Engine Optimization Specialist (SEO)3,160 EUR
Sketch Artist3,160 EUR
Social Media Event Strategist3,860 EUR
Social Media Executive5,890 EUR
Social Media Graphic Designer3,250 EUR
Social Media Manager5,730 EUR
Social Media Marketing Manager5,830 EUR
Social Media Strategist6,000 EUR
Special Events Supervisor4,360 EUR
Technical Typist2,090 EUR
User Experience UX Designer3,100 EUR
UX Designer2,670 EUR
Virtual / Augmented Reality Advertiser4,400 EUR
Virtual / Augmented Reality Event Producer3,530 EUR
Virtual / Augmented Reality Showroom Designer3,600 EUR
Virtual Events Planner3,890 EUR
Virtual Trade Show Manager3,370 EUR
Voice Search Optimization Specialist4,700 EUR
Web Accessibility Designer3,500 EUR
Web3 Designer3,440 EUR
Webinar Designer3,980 EUR

Advertising / Graphic Design / Events Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Finland

Median and salary distribution Finland Advertising / Graphic Design / Events monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
4,560 EUR or more
10% of people earn
3,950 to 4,560 EUR
20% of people earn
2,620 EUR or less
65% of people earn
2,620 to 3,950 EUR
Minimum Salary
2,090 EUR
4,160 EUR
8,030 EUR

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland range from 2,090 EUR (starting average salary) to 8,030 EUR (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). To clarify, the number presented is not the legally mandated minimum wage. Rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that involved thousands of participants and professionals from across the entire country.

  • Median Salary

    The median income in the field of Advertising / Graphic Design / Events is 4,160 EUR, implying that half of the workforce in Finland earns less than this figure, and the other half earns more. It represents the central value of salaries. As a rule of thumb, you would prefer to be part of the group earning above the median wage, situated on the right-hand side of the salary distribution chart.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Two values that are highly correlated with the median are the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution diagram, it is possible to determine that 25% of individuals employed in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland earn less than 3,380 EUR, while 75% of them earn more. Additionally, the diagram reveals that 75% of individuals earn less than 4,890 EUR, while 25% earn more than that.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    Data was regrouped into brackets to provide a better understanding of what salaries can be expected. This approach was deemed more accurate than relying solely on the average salary, as it offers greater insights into the distribution of salaries in the field of Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland. The analysis revealed that roughly 65% of all reported salaries fell within the range of 2,620 EUR to 3,950 EUR. Approximately 20% of salaries were below the 2,620 EUR mark, while 10% ranged from 3,950 EUR to 4,560 EUR. Only 5% of individuals earned a gross salary of 4,560 EUR or higher.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.
On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income?

We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degree levels across many jobs in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland, below are our findings.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a certificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Finland costs anywhere from 23,500 EUR to 70,600 EUR and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

Employees can't expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming they already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch to a higher-paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on the situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if a person can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. Degree costs can be recovered roughly in a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Advertising / Graphic Design / Events / Finland

Salary comparison by gender Finland Advertising / Graphic Design / Events monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? In the field of Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 4%.

4,520 EUR
4,340 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Finland for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Advertising / Graphic Design / Events / Finland

How much are annual salary increments in Finland for individuals working in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events? How often do employees get salary raises?

Professionals working in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Finland Advertising / Graphic Design / Events
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Finland / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Finland is 6%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Advertising / Graphic Design / Events / Finland

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Finland Advertising / Graphic Design / Events
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44% of surveyed staff in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 56% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Hourly Average Wage / Advertising / Graphic Design / Events / Finland

26 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland is 26 EUR.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

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

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland is 12 EUR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Helsinki4,730 EUR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Finland is 5% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
4,590 EUR
Public Sector+5%
4,810 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 4,160 EUR and 4,890 EUR. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for jobs in Advertising / Graphic Design / Events in Finland ranges from 2,090 EUR to 3,380 EUR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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