Average Graphic Designer with Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$19.58
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$600
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The average hourly pay for a Graphic Designer with Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) skills in San Diego, California is $19.58.
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$13.70
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$19.58
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$30.30
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$14 - $30
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$0 - $600
Total Pay
$30,618 - $63,563

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

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 $17.83 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.64 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.00 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.7% more) and San Francisco, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.7% less), Dallas, Texas (9.0% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
48.2%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
8.9%