What am I worth?
What your skills are worth in the market is constantly changing.
Get your pay report
How should I pay?
When you get pay right, you attract and retain the best talent.
Price a job

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

$20.59
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,000
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Graphic Designer with Branding skills in San Diego, California is $20.59.
10%
$14.30
MEDIAN
$20.59
90%
$39.15
Is Graphic Designer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Hourly Rate
$14 - $39
Bonus
$0 - $1,000
Total Pay
$32,825 - $74,556
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Graphic Designer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Graphic Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Graphic Designer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.59 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 119.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (94.3% more) and San Francisco, California (79.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
70.0%
Mid Career
30.0%