Graphic Artist / Designer in Seattle Salary

The average wage for a Graphic Artist / Designer in Seattle, Washington is $20.21 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Design, Illustration, and Microsoft Office.

$39,375 - $91,826
$39K
$56K
$92K
MEDIAN: $56,290
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50%
90%

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$14.00 - $45.00
$14
$21
$45
MEDIAN: $20.82
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$0$97K
Salary $39,375 - $91,826
Bonus $1,000
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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$36,242 - $97,945
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $14.00 - $45.00
Hourly Tips $0.67
Overtime $21.14 - $59.60
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $1,000
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).
)
$36,242 - $97,945
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Graphic Artist / Designer

Graphic artists/designers are employed in many different industries in which the need for visually stimulating designs is necessary. They may work at advertising companies or may work in web design, entertainment, and many other fields. Graphic artists/designers are fortunate in that they are free to work with their own creativity and ingenuity in coming up with new ideas and producing visually appealing products.

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Graphic Artist / Designer Tasks

  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and internet websites.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

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%

Graphic Artist / Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Graphic Artist / Designer

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

▲17%

National Average
$52,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Graphic Artist / Designer Salaries

Design
▲20%

Illustration
▲18%

Microsoft Office
▲12%

Flash
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Graphic Design
▼5%

Adobe Photoshop
▼8%

Adobe Illustrator
▼8%

Adobe InDesign
▼19%

Adobe Acrobat
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 35%