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Average Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$67,288
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$2,019
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in San Francisco, California is $67,288.
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$67k
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$85k
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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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

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 $49,773 based on 9 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,045 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,934 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,086 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (31.3% less), Denver, Colorado (31.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (28.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 263 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
55.9%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
11.8%
Late Career
3.8%