Senior Graphic Designer Salary in San Diego, California

Median pay for San Diego Senior Graphic Designers lies in the neighborhood of $58K annually. More than half of Senior Graphic Designers in San Diego (65 percent) survey participants are women. Work is enjoyable for Senior Graphic Designers in San Diego, Calif., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,528 - $78,885
(Median)
$46K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,877
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90%

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$18.70 - $33.70
(Median)
$19
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$45,528 - $78,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,585  
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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$42,674 - $81,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.70 - $33.70  
   
Overtime
$27.82 - $47.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,585  
   
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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$42,674 - $81,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer in San Diego, California

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $55K. It's worth noting that people with five to 10 years of experience report bringing in less at around $52K on average. On average, Senior Graphic Designers in San Diego make $54K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $52K.

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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

Entry-Level
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National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 10%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Design
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National Average
$54,000

Graphic Design
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Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Web Design
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Adobe After Effects
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 13%
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