Graphic Designer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $51,047 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$37,719 - $73,101
(Median)
38K
51K
61K
73K
MEDIAN: $51,046
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Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$13.91 - $53.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,719 - $73,101  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $2,000  
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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$36,787 - $80,912  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$25.84 - $69.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,055  
   
Profit Sharing
$650 - $2,000  
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).
)
$36,787 - $80,912  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%
Web Design
up arrow 1%
National Average
$52,000
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%
Graphic Design
up arrow 2%
Design
up arrow 2%
Illustration
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 26%
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