With close to 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 $49K to $91K per year and averages out to $69K annually. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle (53 percent) survey respondents. Most Seattle Senior Graphic Designers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,738 - $89,254
$49K
$69K
$89K
MEDIAN: $68,983
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$22.30 - $51.82
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MEDIAN: $27.96
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,738 - $89,254  
   
Bonus
$693 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$2,650  
Total Pay (?
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$49,021 - $91,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.30 - $51.82  
   
Overtime
$43.20  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$693 - $9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,650  
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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$49,021 - $91,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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:
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Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $59K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle see a median salary of $73K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Senior Graphic Designers in Seattle, Wash. report making only $71K on average.

Key Stats for Senior Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Graphic Designer Salaries




National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Senior Graphic Designer Salaries

Web Design
up arrow 4%

User Interface Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$69,000

up arrow 1%


Adobe After Effects
up arrow 4%


Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
up arrow 7%

Adobe PDF
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 11%

Illustration
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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