Senior Graphic Designer in San Diego, California Salary

Just under two-thirds of Senior Graphic Designers in San Diego are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $49K to $93K per year, and the average comes out to $62K annually. Most San Diego Senior Graphic Designers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,540 - $88,914
$47K
$62K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,829
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$23.20 - $40.27
$23
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$40
MEDIAN: $25.35
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,540 - $88,914  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $34,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$48,700 - $92,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$23.20 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$36.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$397.32 - $34,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$48,700 - $92,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Graphic Designer has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Senior Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 22 salaries. A Senior Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

Macintosh
▲12%

Illustration
▲9%


Adobe Acrobat
▲2%

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▲2%


National Average
$59,000



▼10%

Web Design
▼12%

Adobe After Effects
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 11%