Graphic Designer in San Francisco Salary

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $55,192 per year. A skill in Adobe After Effects is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,090 - $77,356
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,192
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$15.31 - $52.39
(Median)
$15
$27
$52
MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,090 - $77,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,615  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$38,505 - $83,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 279
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.31 - $52.39  
   
Overtime
$26.00 - $58.73  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,615  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$38,505 - $83,402  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000

Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%




Dreamweaver
up arrow 9%

Product Photography
up arrow 14%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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