Senior Graphic Designer Salary in Seattle

Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle, Wash. are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K per year on average but can range from $47K to $85K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Seattle Senior Graphic Designers report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle (57 percent) survey respondents. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$46,262 - $81,711
(Median)
$46K
$63K
$82K
MEDIAN: $63,021
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50%
90%

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$16.11 - $49.66
(Median)
$16
$33
$50
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,262 - $81,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
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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$47,436 - $84,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $44.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
   
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).
)
$47,436 - $84,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $61K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $62K. For Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle, Wash., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $70K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington Salaries


National Average
$65,000



Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 17%

Web Design
up arrow 8%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Macintosh
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

National Average
$65,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 4%

Illustration
up arrow 4%


Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 5%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%
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