Mid-Career Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary

Mid-Career Architects take home approximately $62K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Architects varies from around $48K to approximately $91K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $15K, respectively. Male Mid-Career Architects are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 63 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Most Mid-Career Architects like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,099 - $85,779
$48K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $62,235
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$18.66 - $44.72
$19
$31
$45
MEDIAN: $30.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$48,099 - $85,779  
   
Bonus
$505 - $9,045  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $15,417  
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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$47,930 - $90,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.66 - $44.72  
   
Overtime
$22.58 - $44.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$505 - $9,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $15,417  
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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$47,930 - $90,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,615

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For Mid-Career Architects, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+17 percent), New York (+12 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Boston (+4 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Mid-Career Architects in Raleigh earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Portland and Dallas (13 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲5%


▲2%

▲1%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Project Coordinating
▼0%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼0%

National Average
$65,000



Microsoft Office
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%


Microsoft Word
▼1%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼10%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 15%