Average Graphic Designer with Graphic Design Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$18.31
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for a Graphic Designer with Graphic Design skills in San Diego, California is $18.31.
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$13.25
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$18.31
90%
$29.81
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $30
Bonus
$258 - $5,817
Total Pay
$30,537 - $61,930

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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 Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Design and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.40 based on 5 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.43 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.81 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 185 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
50.8%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
5.4%