Architectural Designer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Architectural Designers in Boston, Mass. take home an average $51K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Boston Architectural Designers (57 percent) survey respondents. Nearly one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Architectural Designers in Boston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,830 - $62,718
$42K
$51K
$63K
MEDIAN: $51,277
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$18.22 - $31.63
$18
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $25.90
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$41,830 - $62,718  
   
Bonus
$783 - $4,016  
Profit Sharing
$725  
Total Pay (?
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$42,529 - $65,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.22 - $31.63  
   
Overtime
$38.77  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$783 - $4,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$725  
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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$42,529 - $65,680  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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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Key Stats for Architectural Designer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

▲15%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Project Coordinating
▲6%

Project Management
▲6%

Autodesk Revit Architecture
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Design
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

3D Rendering
▼2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼2%

AutoCAD Architecture
▼3%

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Adobe Illustrator
▼6%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼7%

Adobe InDesign
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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