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Graphic Designer Salary in San Francisco

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $53,962 per year. A skill in Project Management 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.

$38,573 - $75,782
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,962
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90%

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$14.09 - $51.71
(Median)
$14
$28
$52
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,573 - $75,782  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,115  
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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$37,925 - $81,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $51.71  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $67.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,115  
   
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).
)
$37,925 - $81,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 22%

Flash
up arrow 9%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 1%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 1%

Illustration
0%

National Average
$55,000

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%




HTML
up arrow 9%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 9%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 16%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 24%
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