Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Photoshop Skills Hourly Pay in San Jose, California

$23.00
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$1,900
Bonus
$1,051
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Photoshop skills in San Jose, California is $23.00.
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$15.31
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$23
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$36.75
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $37
Bonus
$210 - $6,387
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,051
Total Pay
$33,062 - $80,969
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Acrobat, Graphic Design and Adobe Illustrator.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.28 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.00 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (25.2% less), Los Angeles, California (19.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Mid Career
58.1%
Experienced
41.9%