The average pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer in San Diego, California is $43,829 per year.

$28,753 - $56,548
$29K
$44K
$57K
MEDIAN: $43,828
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$10.35 - $22.82
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,753 - $56,548  
   
Bonus
$507 - $5,051  
Commission
$8,700  
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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$24,505 - $53,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $22.82  
   
Overtime
$18.36 - $40.44  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$507 - $5,051  
   
Commission
$8,700  
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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$24,505 - $53,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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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Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 5%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Product Photography
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$40,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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