Architectural Designer Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

An Architectural Designer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $55,427 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Architectural Designer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$42,146 - $73,373
(Median)
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64K
73K
MEDIAN: $55,426
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Architectural Designer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$15.36 - $50.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$42,146 - $73,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
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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$41,071 - $77,812  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
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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$41,071 - $77,812  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%
National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Architectural Designer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%
AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%
Design
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%
Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
0%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
0%
National Average
$56,000
3D Rendering
up arrow 1%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%
AutoCAD
up arrow 8%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 9%
Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 8%
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