The average salary for an Architectural Designer in Seattle, Washington is $51,795 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Coordinating and Project Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$43,437 - $75,503
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$43K
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$76K
MEDIAN: $51,794
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$16.40 - $29.60
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,437 - $75,503  
   
Bonus
$503 - $9,081  
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$42,564 - $76,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $29.60  
   
Overtime
$20.23 - $44.25  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$503 - $9,081  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$42,564 - $76,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Project Coordinating
up arrow 24%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 9%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$52,000

Design
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

3D Rendering
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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