The average salary for an Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) in Los Angeles, California is $64,486 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Project Coordinating.

$38,000 - $117,500
MEDIAN: $64,486

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$38,000 - $117,500  
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$39,034 - $135,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
1,958,998 (49.3%)
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
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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.

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Experience Affects Architect (but not Landscape or Naval) Salaries

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National Average

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

Project Management
up arrow 54%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 10%

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National Average

up arrow 1%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 12%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 15%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 18%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 21%

3D Rendering
up arrow 24%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 15%