Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salary

A Graphic Designer in San Diego, California earns an average wage of $18.06 per hour. A skill in Product Photography is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$34,040 - $60,993
$34K
$46K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,810
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$12.05 - $30.62
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.06
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,040 - $60,993  
   
Bonus
$431.50 - $5,157  
Total Pay (?
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$27,803 - $61,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $30.62  
   
Overtime
$18.51 - $39.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$431.50 - $5,157  
   
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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$27,803 - $61,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 47 salaries. A Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries


▲7%

▲1%

Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
$42,000



▼2%


Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▼2%




▼4%


Dreamweaver
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 32%