A Graphic Designer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $45,419 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$33,877 - $60,643
(Median)
$34K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,419
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90%

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$11.82 - $26.79
(Median)
$12
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,877 - $60,643  
   
Bonus
$497.77 - $5,022  
Commission
$8,700  
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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$27,323 - $59,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $26.79  
   
Overtime
$18.44 - $39.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$497.77 - $5,022  
   
Commission
$8,700  
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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$27,323 - $59,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%



National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Product Photography
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Illustration
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%

up arrow 5%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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