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

Mid-Career Architects take home an average $62K annually. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Architects runs from $48K to $87K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $8K and profit sharing that can reach almost $16K. Male Mid-Career Architects who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (64 percent) are men. Most Mid-Career Architects like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,934 - $84,352
$48K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,933
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$18.47 - $40.47
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$30
$40
MEDIAN: $30.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,934 - $84,352  
   
Bonus
$508 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $15,722  
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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$47,543 - $87,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.47 - $40.47  
   
Overtime
$23.96 - $45.00  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$508 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $15,722  
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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$47,543 - $87,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,225

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Architects, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+16 percent), New York (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Fort Lauderdale, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Dallas (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

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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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Design
▲2%

Project Management
▲1%

3D Rendering
▲1%

Project Coordinating
▲1%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼0%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$64,000


Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼10%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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