The average salary for an Experienced Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in Oakland, California is $67,500.
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Job Description for Graphic Designer
Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and project…Read more
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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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 $49,001 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (22.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (22.4% less) and San Diego, California (20.8% less).
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