Architectural Designer in Los Angeles Salary

The average salary for an Architectural Designer in Los Angeles, California is $49,368 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,291 - $65,939
$40K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,368
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$17.58 - $29.75
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MEDIAN: $22.67
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$40,291 - $65,939  
   
Bonus
$125.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$39,839 - $65,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.58 - $29.75  
   
Overtime
$25.06 - $44.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$125.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$39,839 - $65,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
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...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Architectural Designer

Pay by Experience for an Architectural Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Architectural Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 126 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architectural Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Architectural Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 13 salaries. An Architectural Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Architectural Designer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Architectural Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

▲35%

▲22%

National Average
$50,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Architectural Designer Salaries

Project Coordinating
▲4%







Graphic Design
▲2%

▲1%

AutoCAD Architecture
▲1%

National Average
$50,000



▼2%

AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
▼2%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 29%