Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$18.33
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in Sacramento, California is $18.33.
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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 in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), Design, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.

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 $22.50 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.90 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Mid Career
53.1%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
15.6%