Senior Graphic Designers in San Diego are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K annually on average but can range from $48K to $97K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most San Diego Senior Graphic Designers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,540 - $92,486  
   
Bonus
$395.94 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$47,655 - $96,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.00 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$36.34  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$395.94 - $34,521  
   
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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$47,655 - $96,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $54K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $59K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $69K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $52K.

Key Stats for Senior Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
031
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries



National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%


Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 11%

Macintosh
up arrow 4%


Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$58,000


Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%



Design
up arrow 8%

Web Design
up arrow 8%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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