Average Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Graphic Design Skills Hourly Pay in San Jose, California

$18.50
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Graphic Designer with Graphic Design skills in San Jose, California is $18.50.
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$15.26
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$18.50
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$24.30
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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 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 $16.79 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.9% less) and New York, New York (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
44.2%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
20.9%