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Graphic Designer Salary in San Francisco

The average salary for a Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $53,486 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Flash. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$38,378 - $74,447
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,486
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$14.09 - $51.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,378 - $74,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
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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$37,490 - $81,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $68.51  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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).
)
$37,490 - $81,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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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 54%



National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 20%

Flash
up arrow 10%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Web Design
0%

National Average
$54,000

Design
up arrow 1%

Illustration
up arrow 4%



Graphic Design
up arrow 5%


HTML
up arrow 8%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 26%