Design Architect in Seattle Salary

Design Architects in Seattle take home approximately $60K per year on average. Total cash earnings of Seattle Design Architects range from $43K on the low end to $86K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $4K, respectively. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Design Architects in Seattle, Wash. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,864 - $83,446
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MEDIAN: $60,436
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$12.26 - $97.87
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,864 - $83,446  
   
Bonus
$197.97 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
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$43,146 - $85,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$43.17  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$197.97 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $3,973  
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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$43,146 - $85,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Seattle Design Architects, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $52K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $60K. On average, Design Architects in Seattle, Wash. make $71K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $75K.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲23%

▲16%

National Average
$61,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲5%

▲4%




National Average
$61,000

▼1%


▼6%





Autocad 2000i
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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