Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

The average Architect with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills earns approximately $63K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Architects with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills (67 percent) who took the survey are men. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and just under a half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Architects with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,928 - $97,866
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$63K
$98K
MEDIAN: $63,092
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$10.30 - $48.48
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MEDIAN: $24.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,928 - $97,866  
   
Bonus
$750 - $9,826  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$45,120 - $99,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$37.39  
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$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$750 - $9,826  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$45,120 - $99,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Architects with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $48K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $67K. Architects with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills bring in $72K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $85K.

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 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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