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Average Salary for Gensler Employees

Compensation for Gensler employees is around $64K per year on average. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your role at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Gensler. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Gensler typically pays:
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $66K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($64K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $61K) are the next top-paying cities. At $41K, Dallas, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Gensler workers in New York earn the most — around $94K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $43K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Gensler employees (32 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $61K per year on average.


Earning around $83K annually on average, Architecture Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Interior Designers (about $69K), Project Architects ($67K), and Design Architects ($58K). Near the bottom at Gensler are Junior Interior Designers, pulling in an average of just $42K.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Interior Designer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $74K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Architect is rewarded with median pay of around $72K annually. Gensler provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in $64K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $68K annually. Autodesk Revit Architecture also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign, and Design.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At Gensler, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Gensler also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, stock options, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Gensler


56 %
44 %
$40,961 - $65,370
$40,905 - $81,813
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
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