Graphic Artist / Designer in San Francisco Salary

The average salary for a Graphic Artist / Designer in San Francisco, California is $65,899 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. A skill in Web Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,000 - $160,000
$36K
$67K
$160K
MEDIAN: $66,686
10%
50%
90%

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$19.65 - $30.52
$26
MEDIAN: $26.50
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$0$164K
Salary $36,000 - $160,000
Bonus $5,000
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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$34,905 - $164,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$92
Hourly Rate $26.50
Overtime $92.50
Annual Data $0$164K
Bonus $5,000
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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$34,905 - $164,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer

Graphic artists/designers are employed in many different industries in which the need for visually stimulating designs is necessary. They may work at advertising companies or may work in web design, entertainment, and many other fields. Graphic artists/designers are fortunate in that they are free to work with their own creativity and ingenuity in coming up with new ideas and producing visually appealing products.

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Graphic Artist / Designer Tasks

  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and internet websites.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Graphic Artist / Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲56%

Mid-Career
▲23%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Web Design
▲12%

Adobe InDesign
▲10%

Adobe Photoshop
▲7%

Adobe Illustrator
▲3%

Graphic Design
▲3%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

Macintosh
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Design
▼4%

Illustration
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Adobe Acrobat
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%