Average Experienced Graphic Designer Salary in San Francisco, California

$72,713
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$5,750
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The average salary for an Experienced Graphic Designer in San Francisco, California is $72,713.
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$48k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$99k
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$48k - $99k
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$493 - $20k
Total Pay
$49k - $126k

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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 in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Adobe InDesign.

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,462 based on 16 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,658 based on 275 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,540 based on 131 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (28.3% less), San Diego, California (26.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (24.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 441 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
62.4%
Mid Career
29.7%
Late Career
4.3%