Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Architects in Chicago pull down an average of $64K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Chicago Architects — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Architects in Chicago, Ill. are male. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,176 - $101,783
$43K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,061
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50%
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$19.75 - $84.99
$32
MEDIAN: $32.00
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$0$113K
Salary $43,176 - $101,783
Bonus $0.00 - $13,000
Profit Sharing $2,400
Total Pay (?
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$42,322 - $113,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$84
Hourly Rate $32.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$113K
Bonus $0.00 - $13,000
Profit Sharing $2,400
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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$42,322 - $113,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Pay by Experience for an Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) has a positive trend. An entry-level Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 11 salaries. An Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$67,000

▼1%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Project Management
▲11%

Green Building
▲9%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲6%


Design
▲2%

Adobe Illustrator
▲2%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▼0%

National Average
$67,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

AutoCAD
▼21%

Adobe Photoshop
▼21%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼22%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼24%

Autodesk 3ds Max
▼25%

3D Rendering
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 17%
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