The average pay for an Architectural Designer is C$52,774 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sketchup and Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture.

C$39,155 - C$76,015
C$39K
C$52K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$51,774
10%
50%
90%
C$14.41 - C$35.84
C$14
C$22
C$36
MEDIAN: C$22.25
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$78K
Salary C$39,155 - C$76,015
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,886
Profit Sharing C$1,550
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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C$37,481 - C$78,432
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data C$0C$43
Hourly Rate C$14.41 - C$35.84
Overtime C$6.04 - C$43.75
Annual Data C$0C$78K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,886
Profit Sharing C$1,550
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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C$37,481 - C$78,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 108 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 56 salaries. An Architectural Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,626

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Architectural Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Architectural Designer?

Architectural Designer in Kamloops:
"Stress Level."
Pros: Location within the region(no real alternatives) Work atmosphere.
Cons: Stress(tight deadlines) ever increasing job expectations without real financial compensation, often work more than 40hrs per week with no compensation(fixed salary)

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Key Stats for Architectural Designer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

▲33%

▲31%

▲15%

National Average
C$52,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲13%

Sketchup
▲13%


▲3%


autodesk autocad
▼0%

Microstation
▼0%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
C$52,000


▼3%

Autodesk 3ds Max
▼11%

Adobe InDesign
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 31%
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