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Set Designer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$76,762 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Set Designer is $76,762 a year and $37 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Set Designer is between $55,210 and $94,569. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Set Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Creates designs of sets for theatrical productions.
  • Talks with play's director regarding interpretation and set requirements.
  • Conducts research to determine appropriate architectural and furnishing styles.
  • Combines requirements, interpretation, research, design concepts, and practical considerations regarding factors, such as mobility, interchangeability, and budget, to plan sets.
Set Designer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Set and Exhibit Designers

Job family population: 11,490

Estimated population of Set Designer jobs: 1,628

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest 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%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Set Designer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Sr. Designer/ Art Director
May 30
Seattle, WA, USA
... set vision for creative direction, and present ideas to senior stakeholders 3. Strong ability to build relationships & partnerships with other stakeholders and designers on the team BIG PLUS
Senior Designer
Jun 10
Seattle, WA, USA
SagaCity Media
Senior Designer SagaCity Media is seeking a self-motivated, meticulous team-player for an immediate ... Essential Duties: • Works with the art director to set a creative vision for publications. • ...
SR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Illustration, Design & Trend | Consumer Product)
Jun 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Lantern Press
... set. • Passionate about mentoring and contributing to the success of junior level designers - understanding that their success is your success. • Effective communicator who thrives in cross ...
Visual Designer/ Production Artist
May 28
Seattle, WA, USA
Our favorite partners in the greater Seattle area is hiring Visual Designers / Production Artists ... Technology fuels our passion and commitment to helping organizations do what they set out to. When ...
Interior Designer
May 10
Seattle, WA, USA
JPC Architects
JPC Architects is looking for an Interior Designer to join our firm. JPC Architects is one of the ... Preparing full set of construction documents * Assisting project managers with construction ...
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