Graphic Designer in San Jose Salary

A Graphic Designer in San Jose, California earns an average wage of $17.15 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Design, Adobe PDF, Illustration, and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

$36,120 - $80,095
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$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,929
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$11.33 - $30.10
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MEDIAN: $17.15
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,120 - $80,095  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,301 - $77,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$39.08  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$25,301 - $77,526  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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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 $41,000 based on 30 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 $36,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 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 $60,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$45,000

▼10%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Design
▲32%

Adobe PDF
▲23%

Illustration
▲14%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▲13%


National Average
$45,000




Adobe Acrobat
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 42%