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Design Director salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$168,453
$48,889
Additional Cash Compensation
$217,342
Total Compensation
Median: 170,000
Min: $129K
Max: $230K

How Much Does a Design Director Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Design Director in Seattle is $168,453. The average additional cash compensation for a Design Director in Seattle is $48,889. The average total compensation for a Design Director in Seattle is $217,342. Design Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Design Director employees in Seattle.

Seattle by the numbers

2,925
Total number of Tech companies in Seattle
1,706,773
Total number of tech users on Built In Seattle
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Design Director Salary by gender

The average Design Director salary for women is $159,792 and the average Design Director salary for men is $176,278.

Design Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Design Director with 7+ years of experience is $168,453.

Design Director Salary ranges

The most common Design Director salary in Seattle is between $180k - $190k.

Average Design + UX salaries in Seattle

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
UI Designer$91,602
Min: $71K
Max: $125K
Visual Designer$95,667
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
UX Designer$105,167
Min: $60K
Max: $160K
Art Director$121,600
Min: $93K
Max: $165K
Senior UI Designer$122,250
Min: $90K
Max: $170K
Product Designer$126,585
Min: $70K
Max: $210K
Senior UX Designer$129,325
Min: $91K
Max: $160K
UX Researcher$145,446
Min: $76K
Max: $230K
Design Director$168,453
Min: $129K
Max: $230K
Creative Director$170,688
Min: $130K
Max: $233K

Career Info

Design Director jobs in Seattle

Skills that affect Design Director salaries in Seattle

1
Prototyping
11% have this skill
2
Usability Testing
10% have this skill
3
User Flows
10% have this skill
4
Product Design
10% have this skill
5
User Interviews
9% have this skill
6
Interaction Design
9% have this skill

Average Design Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Design Director make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $185,000 on average.

Recent Design Director salaries in Seattle

$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Associate Design Director reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Design reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Director UX and Design reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$38,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A UX Lead reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Strategy reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Design Director reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$230,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $230,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Seattle
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead UI/UX Designer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Dir of UX reported a yearly salary of $140,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Product Design reported a yearly salary of $195,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports