The average pay for a Graphic Artist / Designer in Los Angeles, California is $50,493 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$34,977 - $74,226
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,493
10%
50%
90%

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$12.59 - $44.38
(Median)
$13
$20
$44
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,977 - $74,226  
   
Bonus
$511 - $4,894  
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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$31,248 - $81,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $44.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$20.13 - $119.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$511 - $4,894  
   
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).
)
$31,248 - $81,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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 5%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
0%

Illustration
0%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Macintosh
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Web Design
up arrow 9%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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