The average pay for a Design Architect is AU$60,764 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and ArchiCAD. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$46,688 - AU$89,088
AU$47K
AU$61K
AU$89K
MEDIAN: AU$61,143
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50%
90%
AU$19.83 - AU$58.53
AU$20
AU$30
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$29.81
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AU$0AU$94K
Salary AU$46,688 - AU$89,088
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,091
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,590 - AU$94,105
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 419
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$19.83 - AU$58.53
Overtime AU$25.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$94K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,091
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$14,795
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,590 - AU$94,105
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Architect

Pay by Experience for a Design Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 360 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 100 salaries. A Design Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$100,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,544

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Q: What is it like working as a Design Architect?

Design Architect in Melbourne:
"GRAD ARCHITECT MELBOURNE."
Pros: WORK ENVIRONMENT. DIVERSE RANGE OF PROJECTS. BIM ORIENTATED. MELBOURNE CBD LOCATION IS FANTASTIC.
Cons: COMPUTER HOURS. PAY GRADE. FLUCTUATING HOURS.

Design Architect in Perth:
"Stress level, culture."
Pros: The project in which I'm involved.
Cons: The income and sometimes the work environment.

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Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲62%

▲32%

▲13%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries


▲12%

▲5%


Microstation
▲2%




National Average
AU$62,000

Graphic Design
▼1%


▼3%

▼3%


Vectorworks
▼7%

Adobe Illustrator
▼25%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 89%
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