Architectural Designer in New York Salary

New York Architectural Designers take home an average $53K per year. Most Architectural Designers in New York like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and half earn dental coverage. Male Architectural Designers in New York, N.Y. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,614 - $69,184
(Median)
$41K
$53K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,558
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90%

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$17.53 - $45.00
(Median)
$18
$23
$45
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$40,614 - $69,184  
   
Bonus
$124.11 - $4,162  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$41,055 - $71,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 269
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.53 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$25.17 - $45.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$124.11 - $4,162  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$41,055 - $71,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $51K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $73K on average.

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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 30%


National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

Design
0%

Adobe Illustrator
0%

National Average
$54,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

3D Rendering
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD Architecture
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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