An average Architect in Boston can expect to take home roughly $66K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. More than half of Architects in Boston (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Architects in Boston, Mass. like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,429 - $98,736
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$45K
$66K
$99K
MEDIAN: $65,849
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,429 - $98,736  
   
Bonus
$1,462 - $9,040  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$44,898 - $96,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.00  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,462 - $9,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$44,898 - $96,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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


Architects in Boston, Mass. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $53K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. On average, Architects in Boston make $79K following one to two decades on the job. Boston Architects who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $94K.

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Experience Affects Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

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

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 9%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 8%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

National Average
$66,000

Design
up arrow 9%

3D Rendering
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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