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Average Mid-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$58,202
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,198
Bonus
$1,900
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Graphic Designer with Adobe Illustrator skills in Seattle, Washington is $58,202.
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$41k
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$58k
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$73k
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

Graphic Designer Tasks
  • Design and develop product brand identity.
  • Direct marketing design projects, collaborating with multiple departments.
  • Create and assemble images and graphics to produce designs for websites, print media, product design, displays and productions.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Design and Graphic Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,325 based on 8 salaries. An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,973 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,987 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,000.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (19.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (11.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 249 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
69.5%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
5.6%