The annual and hourly salary statistics of set and exhibit designers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of set and exhibit designers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$38,300|
|25th Percentile Wage||$45,120|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||$66,000|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,640|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for set and exhibit designers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,300.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of set and exhibit designers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $55,290, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the second highest paying city for set and exhibit designers in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (median annual salary of $72,120). Compared with Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, the median annual salary of set and exhibit designers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 23.3 percent (23.3%) lower.
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