Graphic Designer in San Francisco Salary

The average pay for a Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $58,467 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$44,719 - $82,367
$45K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,527
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$14.55 - $45.59
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$28
$46
MEDIAN: $27.78
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,719 - $82,367  
   
Bonus
$770 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$38,588 - $88,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $45.59  
   
Overtime
$22.33 - $59.67  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$770 - $7,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$38,588 - $88,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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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 $56,000 based on 173 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 $67,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 37 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 $83,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲21%

▲13%

National Average
$59,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries


▲5%

▲3%


▲2%


Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

Web Design
▼0%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$59,000



▼2%


Dreamweaver
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 27%
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