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Graphic Design as a Career:Average Salary and what should be expected.

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What it takes to have a career in Graphic Design

Have you ever wondered who comes up with all the designs we see on brochures, posters, magazine/newspaper layout, T-shirts, signs, logos, websites etc.?

Graphic design is a growing business. Everywhere you look it is all around us in our daily lives. It is a profession that has a variety of possibilities and allows you to use your own creativity and technical savvy-ness in order to express and reflect the different aspects of societies. Most graphic designers work for companies in large cities while others work solo doing freelance and move from state to state, so salaries vary from person to person as well as state to state depending on the needs and wants of the consumers. In this line of work a formal degree isn't really necessary. Nonetheless, many entry-level positions call for an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree due to the competitiveness of the field.

The career opportunity in this sphere is very wide and full of choices because of the increasing need for graphic designers directly related to the fast and ever-increasing demand for Web-based graphics and the growth in the entertainment market.Employments are projected to multiply at an above-average pace, among 21% and 35% per year all through the year 2010. The success and earnings you create is up to you since three out of ten designers are self-employed-almost five times the amount for all professional and related occupations, but in the end what it all comes down to is the effort, originality, quality, work, and how much time you are willing to give and take. Team work is also an important and fundamental aspect to a successful business and career. By understanding the positive and the negative impact on a group, as an individual and in the groups where people work together, they can open their minds to the possibilities of what diverseness is in an organization. The team is stronger due to this occupational diversity because of the...