Graphic Designer Salary in Seattle

A Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $47,516 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Adobe After Effects.

$34,514 - $64,078
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$64K
MEDIAN: $47,516
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90%

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$12.58 - $41.52
(Median)
$13
$20
$42
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,514 - $64,078  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,829  
Profit Sharing
$688 - $1,032  
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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$31,907 - $68,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $41.52  
   
Overtime
$20.19 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,829  
   
Profit Sharing
$688 - $1,032  
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).
)
$31,907 - $68,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Experience Affects Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 12%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 11%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 8%

Web Design
up arrow 4%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$47,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%


HTML
up arrow 9%

Dreamweaver
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 27%
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