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Graphic Designer Salary in San Diego, California

A Graphic Designer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $42,831 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$30,175 - $59,475
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,831
10%
50%
90%

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$10.26 - $25.67
(Median)
$10
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,175 - $59,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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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$27,142 - $58,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $32.68  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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).
)
$27,142 - $58,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

QuarkXPress
up arrow 3%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$40,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 34%
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