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Senior Graphic Designer Salary in San Francisco

The average pay for a Senior Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $74,505 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are User Interface Design and Microsoft Office. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$52,345 - $100,653
(Median)
$52K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,505
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$20.34 - $74.83
(Median)
$20
$38
$75
MEDIAN: $37.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,345 - $100,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $10,323  
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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$53,182 - $119,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.34 - $74.83  
   
Overtime
$29.48 - $68.67  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948 - $10,323  
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).
)
$53,182 - $119,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California

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

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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
$78,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 30%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Design
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Macintosh
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

Web Design
0%

National Average
$78,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Illustration
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 8%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 17%