Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$15.00
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in San Diego, California is $15.00.
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$11.56
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$15
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$20.31
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Job Description for Graphic Designer

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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Popular Skills for Graphic Designer

Skills in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.79 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.53 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.60 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (26.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (14.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 239 survey responses.
Early Career
50.6%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
3.3%