Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Graphic Designer make in Los Angeles, CA Area?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$57,747 / yrTotal Pay
$54,636 / yrBase Pay
$3,111 / yrAdditional Pay

$57,747

 / yr
$39K$86K
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How much does a Graphic Designer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The estimated total pay for a Graphic Designer is $57,747 per year in the Los Angeles, CA Area area, with an average salary of $54,636 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,111 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

Related Job Titles

For Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area

Some related job titles are Assistant Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $44,896, Associate Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $56,357, Freelance Graphic Designer Salaries with median pay of $53,281, Graphic Design Intern Salaries with median pay of $45,556.

Top Paying Companies

For a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area. Employers include Google, Apple and Amazon.

1
Google
Google
$113,031/yr
2
Apple
$107,748/yr
6
JLL
$82,443/yr
7
CBRE
$80,600/yr
9
$76,719/yr
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Top Paying Cities

For a Graphic Designer compared to Los Angeles, CA Area

The top 5 paying locations for a Graphic Designer are Seattle, WA with a median total pay of $125,695, San Francisco, CA with a median total pay of $86,264, Detroit, MI with a median total pay of $81,225, Boston, MA with a median total pay of $80,758, and New York, NY with a median total pay of $79,583.

CityTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Seattle, WASeattle, WA$125,695

    42% Higher than Los Angeles, CA

  • San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA$86,264

    15% Higher than Los Angeles, CA

  • Detroit, MIDetroit, MI$81,225

    10% Higher than Los Angeles, CA

  • Boston, MABoston, MA$80,758

    10% Higher than Los Angeles, CA

  • New York, NYNew York, NY$79,583

    8% Higher than Los Angeles, CA

Seattle, WA

Top paying companies in Seattle, WA for Graphic Designer are Amazon, Zulily, and Costco Wholesale.

AmazonAmazon$183,966/yr
ZulilyZulily$162,066/yr
Costco WholesaleCostco Wholesale$149,100/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area

The top 5 paying industries for a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area are Information Technology with a median total pay of $101,318, Financial Services with a median total pay of $94,532, Real Estate with a median total pay of $80,600, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $74,664, and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $74,429.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Graphic Designer are Google, Apple, and Amazon.

GoogleGoogle$113,031/yr
AppleApple$107,748/yr
AmazonAmazon$94,889/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

How does the Graphic designer salary in Los Angeles, CA compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Graphic designer in US is $50,226 per year based on 22,929 salary contributions, which is 5.87% less than the salary for a Graphic designer in Los Angeles, CA. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Graphic designer gets the highest compensation are Sprinklr, Warner Media, LLC and SMA, Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 65.9% less than smaller companies for a Graphic designer.

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

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Date of Time

Visual Designer

Los Angeles, CA

 | 1-3 years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Web/Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA

 | 15+ years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA

 | 7-9 years

$25,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Graphic Designer pay FAQ in Los Angeles, CA Area

The average salary for a Graphic Designer is $54,636 per year in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 42783 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graphic Designer employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area is $80,138 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graphic Designer in Los Angeles, CA Area is $37,249 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Graphic Designer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Graphic Designer.