Design Architect in Seattle Salary

Seattle Design Architects take home an average $61K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Design Architects in Seattle, Wash. are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. More than half of Design Architects in Seattle (65 percent) survey respondents are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,357 - $85,423
$46K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $61,040
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$12.60 - $98.63
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$99
MEDIAN: $27.22
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,357 - $85,423  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $8,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$43,829 - $84,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$42.73  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$100.00 - $8,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,829 - $84,938  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
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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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Pay by Experience for a Design Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 24 salaries. A Design Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲22%

▲15%

National Average
$61,000

▼2%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲5%

▲4%




National Average
$61,000

▼1%


▼6%





Autocad 2000i
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 17%
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