Graphic Designer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Graphic Designer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $40,751 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$29,884 - $59,148
(Median)
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36K
41K
49K
59K
MEDIAN: $40,751
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Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$10.19 - $33.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,884 - $59,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$26,716 - $59,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $33.22  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $33.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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).
)
$26,716 - $59,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%
Project Management
0%
National Average
$39,000
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Design
up arrow 1%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%
Graphic Design
up arrow 2%
Web Design
up arrow 3%
Dreamweaver
up arrow 4%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 38%