Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) earns an average salary of $46,092 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Total Pay (?
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$35,339 - $60,208
(Median)
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46K
52K
60K
MEDIAN: $46,091
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Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Total Pay (?
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$13.66 - $26.53
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,339 - $60,208  
   
Bonus
$50.00 - $4,965  
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $4,966  
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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$34,290 - $61,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $26.53  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $37.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$50.00 - $4,965  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $4,966  
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).
)
$34,290 - $61,206  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,196
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 13%
Washington
up arrow 3%
Dallas
0%
National Average
$46,000
Seattle
up arrow 2%
Los Angeles
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 8%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%
AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 7%
AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%
Design
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Graphic Design
up arrow 3%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%
Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
National Average
$46,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
3D Rendering
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
Autodesk 3ds Max
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 19%
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