Graphic Designer in Pasadena, California Salary

The average wage for a Graphic Designer in Pasadena, California is $19.40 per hour.

$16.79 - $21.62
$20
MEDIAN: $19.78
50%

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Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $19.78
Overtime $31.25
Annual Data $0$71K
Total Pay (?
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$33,511 - $71,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and projects. Newspapers, advertising firms, technology-oriented companies, and other organizations commonly employ designers. Additionally, many graphic designers are self-employed, working as independent contractors on a per-project basis.

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Graphic Designer Tasks

  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Design and develop product brand identity.

About Pasadena, California

Los Angeles County, California
142,246
Male:
67,712 (47.6%)
Female:
74,534 (52.4%)
Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2013, the estimated population of Pasadena was 139,731, making it the 183rd-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming only the second city to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles (April 4, 1850). It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. Indigenous culture and colonization The original inhabitants of...
Pasadena:
$77,312
California:
$64,500
$1,484
Pasadena:
$693,300
California:
$449,100
4.0%

Graphic Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries

Graphic Design
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
▼2%

Adobe Illustrator
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Adobe InDesign
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%