The average pay for an Entry-Level Architectural Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $46,585 per year.

$38,000 - $60,000
(Median)
$38K
$47K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,584
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$14.00 - $21.19
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,000 - $60,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,525  
Profit Sharing
$6,100  
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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$36,179 - $63,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$19.96  
   
Overtime
$25.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,525  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,100  
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).
)
$36,179 - $63,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

3D Rendering
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Design
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 8%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 11%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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