Average Graphic Designer Salary in Oakland, California

$53,644
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$989
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer in Oakland, California is $53,644.
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$72k
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$42k - $72k
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$252 - $6k
Total Pay
$35k - $87k

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

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 $51,637 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,433 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,500 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
36.7%
Experienced
16.3%