Senior Graphic Designer in Seattle Salary

With over one-half of Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle, Wash. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $50K to $87K per year and averages out to $65K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,401 - $82,602
(Median)
$48K
$65K
$83K
MEDIAN: $64,943
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90%

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$16.58 - $50.96
(Median)
$17
$34
$51
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,401 - $82,602  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$4,480  
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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$49,513 - $87,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.58 - $50.96  
   
Overtime
$39.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,480  
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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$49,513 - $87,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Graphic Designer

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. For Seattle Senior Graphic Designers, 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 $63K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries


National Average
$67,000




Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

User Interface Design
up arrow 14%

Web Design
up arrow 6%

Macintosh
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$67,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 4%


Adobe PDF
up arrow 6%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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