Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Architects in Boston, Mass. take home an average $66K per year. Making up 77 percent of those who took the survey, male Architects in Boston greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Boston Architects. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$45,750 - $101,166
$46K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,501
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$20.00 - $26.50
$24
MEDIAN: $24.00
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Salary
$45,750 - $101,166  
   
Bonus
$1,462 - $7,603  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$45,218 - $99,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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 - $7,603  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$45,218 - $99,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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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Pay by Experience Level for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

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


Boston Architects with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $54K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $67K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Architects in Boston, Mass. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $82K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $99K.

Key Stats for Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$66,000

▼18%

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

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▲18%

Adobe Illustrator
▲6%

Design
▲6%

Project Coordinating
▲6%


Project Management
▲5%

autodesk autocad
▲5%

Adobe Photoshop
▲2%

National Average
$66,000

3D Rendering
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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