Infographic Artist

Use graphics to express ideas, facts, and information.

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Salary Range
$34,000 – $100,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Infographic Artists do?

An Infographic Artist is a professional presentation creator. As an Infographic Artist, you collect data and research, then present your findings in graphics which can be understood quickly and easily. If you were the kid who always got excited about poster day, this could be the career for you.

As an Infographic Artist, you need the ability to synthesize information, and make images that accurately portray data and written text. But it is not the actual graphic creation that should excite you—there are more exciting things happening in visual design. What is cool is the translation part: You are understanding research, then using your visual communication skills to make that research accessible and interesting to a wider audience.

As a bonus, you can probably find this job in any area of research that interests you: Journalists, research institutions, even map-makers like conveying their message in clear graphics for people to digest.

Should I be an Infographic Artist?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Graphics Specialist, Infographic Designer, Motion Graphics Artist, Visual Journalist

    How to become an Infographic Artist

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