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Graphic Design Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 2 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Graphic Design Employment

Seattle 2,440
Washington 3,760

Exactly 2,440 of Washington State's 3,760 graphic design professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of graphic design professionals in Seattle has grown by 18%. As the employment for graphic design professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Graphic Design employment growth

3,420 3,990 4,320 4,220 3,760
2,070 2,540 2,890 2,880 2,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$49,680 $50,710 $52,030 $53,710 $54,840
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of graphic design professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for graphic design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,840 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Seattle. Graphic design professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $49,680, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Graphic design professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $52,530. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,050 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Seattle

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

On average graphic design professionals in Seattle earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Seattle.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Seattle


Many of Seattle's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited graphic design schools in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's graphic design schools offer 4 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Seattle


In 2010 approximately 82 students graduated from graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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