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Average Graphic Designer with Illustration Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$52,271
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,850
Bonus
$1,100
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The average salary for a Graphic Designer with Illustration skills in Seattle, Washington is $52,271.
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$39k
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$52k
90%
$72k
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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Graphic Designer
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What Are Popular Skills for Graphic Designers?

Skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Graphic Designers?

An early career Graphic Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,880 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Graphic Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,134 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Graphic Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,478 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Graphic Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.5% less), Dallas, Texas (15.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Early Career
47.1%
Mid Career
34.1%
Experienced
18.8%