SENIOR DESIGNER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$93,000
$66,000
Min 10%
$93,000
Median 50%
$131,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Kirkland, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a senior designer make?
The national average salary for a Senior Designer in the United States is $93,261 per year or $44.84 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $131,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $66,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Designers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Senior Designer salaries are Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Utah, and California. The typical employment for a Senior Designer is 4.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Designer
$65,579

Average Senior Designer Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Designer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Designers are Internet companies and Professional companies. Microsoft and New York & Company are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Nvidia and Arup Group pay their Senior Designers very well.

Average Senior Designer Salary By Location

Across America, Senior Designers make on average $93,261 annually or $44.84 hourly. Working in Kirkland, WA as a Senior Designer will pay you the highest wages at around $106,941 per year. The Kirkland, WA average entry-level salary for Senior Designers is $69,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Senior Designer salaries are Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Utah, and California. On the other hand, Alabama, South Carolina, Minnesota, Georgia, and North Dakota report the lowest wages for Senior Designers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Kirkland, WA
$106,941
2
San Francisco, CA
$105,699
3
Portland, OR
$97,511
4
Denver, CO
$88,358
5
Austin, TX
$86,673

Average Senior Designer Salary By Industry

Senior Designer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Designers. Professional companies pay Senior Designers an average salary of $95,404, Manufacturing companies pay $95,257, and Retail companys come in at $93,614. The types of companies that pay Senior Designers the least are in the Media industry, where the average annual salary is $89,826.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$95,404
2
Manufacturing
$95,257
3
Retail
$93,614
4
Automotive
$93,238
5
Hospitality
$93,048

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Designer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/28/2019
$104,350
Robert Half
Senior Designer
10/22/2019
$99,133
10/10/2019
$34,424
Robert Half
Senior Designer
10/08/2019
$50,000
Dartmouth College
Senior Designer
09/13/2019
$60,700
08/28/2019
$104,350
07/20/2019
$80,000
The Creative Group
Senior Designer
06/26/2019
$43,827
The Creative Group
Senior Designer
06/22/2019
$80,000
Kelly It Resources
Senior Designer
06/10/2019
$73,045
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