Average Production Designer Salary in San Francisco, California

$60,000
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The average salary for a Production Designer in San Francisco, California is $60,000.
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Salary
$40k - $98k
Total Pay
$47k - $112k

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Job Description for Production Designer

Production Designer Tasks
  • Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
  • Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
  • Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
  • Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Production Designer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Production Designer
Graphic Designer
Senior Graphic Designer
Web Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Production Designer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer

An early career Production Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,868 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Production Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,500 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (24.4% less), Portland, Oregon (21.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
63.3%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
13.3%