Average Early-Career Graphic Designer with Design Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$47,033
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$983
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The average salary for an Early-Career Graphic Designer with Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $47,033.
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$36k
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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 Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Illustration.

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 $55,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,500.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.7% more) and New York, New York (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.0% less), Dallas, Texas (10.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Mid Career
59.8%
Experienced
31.7%
Late Career
8.5%