Design Architect in Seattle Salary

An average Design Architect in Seattle can expect to take home roughly $64K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most Design Architects in Seattle, Wash. survey respondents are men (73 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,178 - $88,230
$49K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $63,411
10%
50%
90%

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$21.00 - $28.49
$27
MEDIAN: $27.22
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$0$88K
Salary $49,178 - $88,230
Bonus $198.66 - $8,877
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$48,282 - $88,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $27.22
Overtime $42.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $198.66 - $8,877
Profit Sharing $1,965
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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$48,282 - $88,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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
3.5%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Design Architect


Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Pay by Experience for a Design Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 24 salaries. A Design Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲20%

▲13%

National Average
$62,000

▼3%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲3%

▲2%




National Average
$62,000

▼3%


▼8%





Autocad 2000i
▼15%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 18%