A Design Architect earns an average salary of NZ$56,614 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in ArchiCAD is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

NZ$40,728 - NZ$84,563
NZ$41K
NZ$57K
NZ$85K
MEDIAN: NZ$56,614
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50%
90%

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NZ$22.68 - NZ$38.81
NZ$23
NZ$26
NZ$39
MEDIAN: NZ$26.48
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$31KNZ$62KNZ$93K
Salary
NZ$40,728 - NZ$84,563  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,040  
Profit Sharing
NZ$3,000  
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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NZ$42,079 - NZ$92,552  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$16NZ$32NZ$48
Hourly Rate
NZ$22.68 - NZ$38.81  
   
Overtime
NZ$32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$32KNZ$64KNZ$96K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
NZ$3,000  
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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NZ$42,079 - NZ$92,552  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 $52,000 based on 62 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 $69,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Design Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 16 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 $77,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$57,204

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Key Stats for Design Architect

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Design Architect Salaries

▲58%

Late-Career
▲35%

▲21%

National Average
NZ$57,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Design Architect Salaries

ArchiCAD
▲19%


Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
NZ$57,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

▼5%


Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 80%