Graphic Artist / Designer in Los Angeles Salary

The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer in Los Angeles, California is $49,492 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Adobe After Effects is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,470 - $69,698
(Median)
$29K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,492
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$10.15 - $44.54
(Median)
$10
$18
$45
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,470 - $69,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,517 - $75,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $44.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$17.75 - $61.53  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,517 - $75,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Artist / Designer

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Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Macintosh
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

National Average
$47,000

Design
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

Graphic Design
up arrow 7%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Illustration
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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