$50,671
Avg. Salary
$22.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,013

Profit Sharing

$2,035

The average pay for a Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington is $22.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Graphic Designer in Seattle, Washington is $50,671 per year.

$16
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$22
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$38
90%
MEDIAN $22
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50%
$68k
90%
MEDIAN $50,671
$38,180 - $68,149
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MEDIAN: $50,671
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$16.47 - $38.21
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$0$70K
Salary $38,180 - $68,149
Bonus $489 - $5,142
Profit Sharing $993 - $7,830
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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$36,550 - $70,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 345
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $16.47 - $38.21
Overtime $24.81 - $50.38
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $489 - $5,142
Profit Sharing $993 - $7,830
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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$36,550 - $70,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 156

Job Description for Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use color, illustrations, fonts, and layout to visually communicate a message or present a product. They design logos, product packaging, print materials, and websites, among many other things. Graphic designers are found in a variety of industries and in different capacities. For instance, a designer might be employed as in-house staff for a company to work on promotional materials for the organization, or a designer might work for a design agency with many clients and projects. Newspapers, advertising firms, technology-oriented companies, and other organizations commonly employ designers. Additionally, many graphic designers are self-employed, working as independent contractors on a per-project basis.

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Graphic Designer Tasks

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Graphic Designer

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 Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designer

Pay by Experience for a Graphic Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Graphic Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 375 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Graphic Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 93 salaries. A Graphic Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 27 salaries.

Graphic Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Seattle?

Graphic Designer in Seattle:
"Awesome."
Pros: Relaxed
Cons: The weather and people

Key Stats for Graphic Designer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Graphic Designer Salaries

▲15%

▲11%

▲8%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Graphic Designer Salaries


▲1%

▼0%


National Average
$50,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼1%


Adobe InDesign
▼1%

Project Management
▼1%


▼3%



▼4%

▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 21%