Graphic Designer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Graphic Designer in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $17.20 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$29,486 - $59,139
(Median)
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59K
MEDIAN: $40,544
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Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$10.23 - $33.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,486 - $59,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$25,794 - $60,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.23 - $33.96  
   
Overtime
$14.71 - $33.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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).
)
$25,794 - $60,103  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
0%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$39,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
Graphic Design
up arrow 3%
Web Design
up arrow 3%
Design
up arrow 4%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 4%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 6%
HTML
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 37%
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